Antonopoulos Christos, Zaggelidis Georgios


The aim of this research is to study the effect of different jumping types on vertical jumps, between athletes of different combat sports and non-athletes. The jump types investigated were squat jump (SJ), countermovement jump (CMJ) and drop jump (DJ), where in the latter case we distinguished two different height distances (20 cm and 40 cm). The neuromuscular activation of the athletes shows better neuromuscular coordination and greater maturation than non-athletes. Although vertical jumping ability is not consistent with the technique of a combat sports athlete, however, it can be a powerful reference factor at the level of athletes when combined with individual power indices.


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