Dear Subscribers:

These are the summary of responses I recieved regarding my interest in finding
the relationship between peak vertical ground reaction force and vertical
impulse produced during a one-legged vertical jump.

Peter Vint suggested these refernces:

Van Soest, A.J., M.E. Roebroek, M.F. Bobbert, P.A. Huijing and G.J. Van Ingen
Schenau. A comparison of one-legged and two-legged countermovement jumps.
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 17:635-639, 1985.

Dowling, J.J. and L. Vamos. Identification of kinetic and temporal
factors related to vertical jump performance. Journal of Applied Biomechanics.
9:95-110, 1993.

Harman, E.A., M.T. Rosenstein, P.N. Frykman and R.M. Rosenstein. The effects
of arms and countermovement on vertical jumping. Medicine and Science in
Sports and Exercise. 22:825-833, 1990.

Amy Courtney, Ph.D suggested these references:

McClay et al. A kinematic profile of skills in professional basketball
players. Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 10:205-221, 1994.

McClay et al. A profile of ground reaction forces in professional basketball.
Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 10:222-236, 1994.

Ricard, M.D. and S. Veatch. Effect of running speed and aerobic dance jump
height on vertical ground reaction force. Journal of Applied Biomechanics.
10:14-27, 1994.

Thanks to all contributed to my inquiry.

Mitch


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