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October 30, 2016 - 0 Comments

Summary: The Dynamic Strength Index, often referred to as the dynamic strength deficit, measures the difference between an athlete’s maximal and explosive strength capacity. However, the term “index” is preferred over “deficit”, as it’s an...

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October 2, 2016 - 0 Comments

Summary: The Star Excursion Balance Test was developed to be a reliable measure of dynamic stability. Since then, it has proven to be a sensitive indicator of lower limb injury risk in a variety of...

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September 18, 2016 - 0 Comments

Summary: The Y Balance Test™ was developed to refine the lengthy process of conducting the Star Excursion Balance Test. As such, most of the supportive research for the Y Balance Test™ is based upon the...

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August 7, 2016 - 0 Comments

Summary: The 30-15 Intermittent Fitness Test has become an extremely popular field test for the analysis of many athletes, some of which include: football (soccer), field hockey, netball, and handball. The test was originally developed...

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July 10, 2016 - 0 Comments

Summary: The countermovement jump (CMJ) is a simple, practical, valid, and very reliable measure of lower-body power. As a consequence, it is no surprise that this has become a cornerstone test for many strength and...

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