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Maximum Jump Distance

Maximum jump distance is the greatest horizontal displacement of the centre of mass. Single-leg jump distance can be used as a measure of functional dynamic stability within each leg, and primarily reflects glute and calf function.


Jump distance sensitivity to injury - A single leg jump for distance without arm swing is a more sensitive measure of limb symmetry due to injury.

Ageberg, Eva, & Cronström, Anna. (2018). Agreement between test procedures for the single-leg hop for distance and the single-leg mini squat as measures of lower extremity function. BMC Sports Science, Medicine & Rehabilitation, 10(1), 15–17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13102-018-0104-6