The effect of playing and training surface on vertical jump height in elite junior male volleyball players : a pilot study
Crewe, Angela (2004) The effect of playing and training surface on vertical jump height in elite junior male volleyball players : a pilot study. Coursework Master thesis, Victoria University.
Many studies have considered the effect of training techniques (especially plyometric) on jump height. However, previous research has not considered the optimum surface for these training techniques. The aim of this research was to determine which training and/or playing surface is most beneficial in maximising vertical jump height for volleyball players. Attainment of such knowledge will not only assist athletes in optimising results but also help coaches in developing training. Conclusions. It is reasonable to suggest that sand training and playing surface had a greater effect on increasing vertical jump height on both surfaces. This minor thesis was written by a post graduate student as part of the requirements of the Master of Health Science (Osteopathy) program.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Coursework Master thesis)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||vertical jump height, volleyball players, training techniques, plyometric, wooded floorboards, sand surfaces, Osteopathy Masters Projects|
|Subjects:||RFCD Classification > 320000 Medical and Health Sciences
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise & Sport Science (CARES)
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
|Depositing User:||Tracey Prelec|
|Date Deposited:||10 Mar 2008|
|Last Modified:||23 May 2013 16:39|
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