First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Margaret MichalakFollow

Mentor/s

Dr. Christopher Taber

Participation Type

Poster

Abstract

This study examined the effect of dumbbell accentuated eccentric loading on vertical jump height, flight time, and reactive strength. Vertical jumping is a skill that can improve performance and is critical for many sports. This study aimed to determine if accentuated eccentric loaded jumps can be used as a mode of training for improving jump height, flight time, and reactive strength.

College and Major available

Exercise Science BS

Course Name and Number, Professor Name

EX398 Independent Research in Exercise Science, Chris Taber

Location

Digital Commons & West Campus West Building

Start Day/Time

4-29-2022 1:00 PM

End Day/Time

4-29-2022 4:00 PM

Students' Information

Maggie Michalak, Exercise Science 2022

Emma Patterson, Masters in Sport and Exercise Science 2023

Jui Shah, Masters in Sport and Exercise Science 2023

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Apr 29th, 1:00 PM Apr 29th, 4:00 PM

The Effects of a Dumbbell Accentuated Eccentric Loading on Vertical Jump Performance

Digital Commons & West Campus West Building

This study examined the effect of dumbbell accentuated eccentric loading on vertical jump height, flight time, and reactive strength. Vertical jumping is a skill that can improve performance and is critical for many sports. This study aimed to determine if accentuated eccentric loaded jumps can be used as a mode of training for improving jump height, flight time, and reactive strength.