Thursday, April 11, 2013

List of Great Readings on Vertical Jump





1.Adamson, G. T. and R. J. Whitney, Critical appraisal of jumping as a measure of human power, Med. Sci. sports 6: 208-211, 1971.

2.Basmajian, J.V. Muscles Alive: Their Functions Revealed by Electromyography, 4th ed.. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1978.

3.Bosco, C., P. Luhtanen, and P.V. Komi, A simple method for measurement of mechanical power in jumping, Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 50: 273-282, 1983.

4.Furashiro, S. and P.V. Komi, Joint moment and mechanical power flow of the lower limb during vertical jump, Int. J. Sports Med. 8, suppl: 15-21, 1987.

5. Garhammer, J. and R. Gregor. Propulsion forces as a function of intensity for weightlifting and vertical jumping, J. Appl. Sports Sci. Res. 6: 129-134, 1992..

6.Hill, A. V., First and Last Experiments in Muscle Mechanics, Cambridge: The University Press, 1970.

7.Hubley, C. L., and R. P. Wells, A work-energy approach to determine individual joint contributions to vertical jump performance, Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 50: 247-254, 1983.

8.Hunebelle, G. and J. Damoiseau, Relationship between performance in high-jump and graph of impulsion, Med. Sci. Sports 8: 417-425, 1973.

9.Komi, P.V. and C. Bosco. Utilization of stored elastic energy in leg extensor muscles by men and women, Med. Sci. Sports 10: 261-265, 1978.

10.Komi, P.V., Training of muscle strength and power: interaction of neuromotoric, hypertrophic and mechanical factors, Int. J. Sports Med., 7:10-15 Supp, 1986.

11. Linford, A. and G. Rarick, Knee extensor static strength variations as a function of fibular-femoral angle, Med. Sci. Sports 6: 197-201, 1971.

12.Luhtanen, Pekka, and P. V. Komi, Segmental contribution to forces in vertical jump, Eur. J. Appl. Physiol. 38: 189-196, 1978.

13. Robertson, D.G.E. and D. Fleming, Kinetics of standing broad jump and vertical jumping, Can. J. Sports Sci. 12:I, 19-23, 1978.

14. Sale, D.G., J. Quinlan, E. Marsh, A.J. McComas, and A.Y. Belanger, Influence of joint position on ankle plantarflexion in humans, J. Appl. Physiol. 52: 1636-1642, 1982.

15. Sale, D.G., Neural adaptation to resistive training, Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 20: S135-145, 1988.

16. Van Ingen Schenau, F. J. and M. F. Bobbert, P.A. Huijing, and R.D. Woittiez, The instantaneous torque-angular velocity relation in plantar flexion during jumping, Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 17: 422-426,
1985


17. Young W, McLean B, Ardagna J. Relationship between strength qualities and sprinting performance. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 1995 Mar;35(1):13-9.

18. Bobbert, Van Soest. Effects of muscle strengthening on vertical jump height: a simulation study. Med
Sci Sports Exerc. 1994 Aug;26(8):1012-20.

19. Pandy, Zajac. Optimal muscular coordination strategies for jumping. J Biomech. 1991;24(1):1-10.

20. Robertson, DG. Fleming, D. Kinetics of standing broad and vertical jumping. Can J Sport Sci. 1987 Mar;12(1):19-23

21. Zajack, Wicke, Levine. Dependence of jumping performance on muscle properties when humans use only calf muscles for propulsion. J Biomech. 1984;17(7):513-23.

22. Stone MH, OBryant, HS, McCoy L, Coglianes R, Lehmkuhl M, Schilling B. Power and maximum strength relationships during performance of dynamic and static weighted jumps. J Strength Cond Res.
2003 Feb;17(1):140-7.

23. Johnson MD, Buckley JG. Muscle power patterns in the mid-acceleration phase of sprinting.J Sports
Sci. 2001 Apr;19(4):263-72.

24. Chelly, Dennis. Leg power and hopping stiffness: relationship with sprint running performance. Med
Sci Sports Exerc. 2001 Feb;33(2):326-33.

25. Weyand, Sternlight, Bellizzi, Wright. Faster top running speeds are achieved with greater ground forces not more rapid leg movements.J Appl Physiol. 2000 Nov;89(5):1991-9.

26. Kivacs, Tihanyi, Devita, Racz, Barrier, Hortobagyi. Foot placement modifies kinematics and kinetics during drop jumping. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1999 May;31(5):708-16.

27. Jacobs, Bobbert, van Ingen Schenau. Mechanical output from individual muscles during explosive leg extensions: the role of biarticular muscles. J Biomech. 1996 Apr;29(4):513-23.

28. Young, McClean, Ardagna. Relationship between strength qualities and sprinting performance. J Sports
Med Phys Fitness. 1995 Mar;35(1):13-9.

29. Johnson, D. L. & Bahamonde, R. (1996). Power output estimate in university athletes.Journal of
Strength and Conditioning Research, 10:161-166

30. Weimann, Tidow. Relative activity of hip and knee extensors in sprinting implications for training. New studies in athletics. 10:1; 29-49, 1995.

31. Colvin, William. The Mechanics Of The Vertical Jump California State University

32. Bosco, C. Adaptive response of human skeletal muscle to simulated hypergravity condition. Acta
Physiol Scand. 1985 Aug;124(4):507-13f)

33. Young, W., et al., An evaluation of the specificity, validity and reliability of jumping tests. J Sports
Med Phys Fitness, 1997. 37(4): p. 240-5.

34. Walshe, A.D. and G.J. Wilson, The influence of musculotendinous stiffness on drop jump performance. Can J Appl Physiol, 1997. 22(2): p. 117-32.



35. Van Soest, A.J., et al., A comparison of one-legged and two-legged countermovement jumps. Med Sci
Sports Exerc, 1985. 17(6): p. 635-9.

36. Pandy, M.G. and F.E. Zajac, Optimal muscular coordination strategies for jumping [see comments]. J Biomech, 1991. 24(1): p. 1-10.

37. Gollhofer, A. and H. Kyrolainen, Neuromuscular control of the human leg extensor muscles in jump exercises under various stretch-load conditions. Int J Sports Med, 1991. 12(1): p. 34-40.

38. Bobbert, M.F., P.A. Huijing, and G.J. van Ingen Schenau, Drop jumping. II. The influence of dropping height on the biomechanics of drop jumping. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 1987. 19(4): p. 339-46.

39. Bobbert, M.F., P.A. Huijing, and G.J. van Ingen Schenau, Drop jumping. I. The influence of jumping technique on the biomechanics of jumping. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 1987. 19(4): p. 332-8.

40. Bobbert, M.F., et al., Biomechanical analysis of drop and countermovement jumps. Eur J Appl Physiol,
1986. 54(6): p. 566-73.

41. Young W, McLean B, Ardagna J. Relationship between strength qualities and sprinting performance.” J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 1995 Mar;35(1):13-9.

42. Siff, Mel. Supertraining 2003.

43. Zatsiorsky, V. Science and Practice of Strength Training Human Kinetics. 1995.

44. Schmidtbleicher, D. "Strength and Power in Sport" 1991.

45. Thibadeau, C. Theory and Application of Modern Strength and Power Methods 2004.

46. Francis, Charlie. The Charlie Francis Training System”. CharlieFrancis.com

47. Hatfield, Fred. Fitness The Complete Guide”. International Sports Sciences Association. 1996.