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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department / School

Physical Education

First Advisor

Jack Ewing


The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of depth j ump training and maximal vertical jump training on the vertical j ump height and leg strength of sedentary college-age females. More specifically, this study compared the effects of an eight week training program utilizing the two different jumping programs by measuring vertical jump flight time and peak quadriceps torque.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Jumping -- Physiological aspects
Leg -- Muscles
Women athletes -- Physical training



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