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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Walsh, M. S.; Butterfield, M. M.; Santhosam, J. 
Title:
Gender bias in the effects of arms and countermovement on jumping performance 
Abstract:
The ability to jump high is considered important in a number of sports. It is commonly accepted that the use of the arms and a counter movement increase jump height. In some sport situations (e.g., volley ball block, basketball rebound), athletes may not be able to utilize a counter movement or arm swing. The purpose of this study is to examine gender differences in the contribution of the arm swing and counter movement to vertical jump height. Fifty college students, 25 men ( 
Journal title:
Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
21 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
362--366