SQUAT JUMP TEST
The target of this test is to evaluate the explosive force of the lower extremities by running a series of three jumps at maximum power.
The quality of the explosive force are investigated and the ability to nervous recruiting is a sign of a high percentage of fast fibers.
In this test the subject must perform a vertical jump from a standing start with no counter-down starting from the half-squat position (knees bent at 90 °), upright and holding her hands to the sides or behind the neck.
It is recommended to place the iPhone in a holster and place it firmly to the calf of the athlete. When the athlete is ready for the start of the test and in the correct position, press the START button and listen to the voice prompts from the phone.
A series of colors indicating the stages that precede the jump
RED - Stand still, calibration in progress.
ORANGE - Preparing to jump
GREEN - Make the jump.
The Squat Jump Tests turns out to be a test of fundamental importance for the preparation and evaluation of the athlete of many sports.