vertical jump test

Power Assessment Methods: The Vertical Jump Test

The vertical jump test is commonly used to measure power of the lower body. The…


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the Margaria-Kalamen power test

Power Assessment Methods: The Margaria-Kalamen Power Test

The Margaria-Kalamen power test consists of sprinting up a set of stairs three…


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length-tension curve

The Length-Tension Relationship

The length-tension relationship describes the amount of force produced by a…


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force-velocity relationship

The Force-Velocity Relationship

The force-velocity relationship describes the relationship between the speed…


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muscle action

Types of Muscle Actions

Muscle actions can be divided into three main categories: eccentric (muscle…


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skeletal muscle

Skeletal Muscle Anatomy

Skeletal muscle is one of the three muscle tissues found in humans. They have a…


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