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Explosive strength

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Explosive strength To test explosive strength I performed a standing B. jump. For this I faced the wall and stretched both arms above my head with my hands side by side, so my fingertip level whilst standing could be marked. Then I licked my finger so a mark would be visible on the wall to see where I jumped. I then turned sideways to the wall and with both feet together jumped as high as possible to touch the wall with the fingertips of one outstretched hand. ...read more.


I held this position for as long as I could without resting my chin on the bar. The test ended when my elbow went out of the 90 degrees position. A partner was timing me when I did the test. This test also measures shoulder muscle endurance. Strength Sit-ups measure the strength and endurance of the abdominal muscles. The test was to see how many sit-ups you could do in a minute. So for this task I lay flat on my back on a mat with my hands clasped around my head. ...read more.


The measurement is the distance the fingertips reach beyond the toes. My partner measured my score using a measuring tape. Stamina To measure stamina I also performed a bleep test or the progressive shuttle run test. I ran continuous shuttle runs between two lines drawn 20 meters apart. The pace is established by a tape recording that sounds a bleep at the end of each leg of the shuttle run. As the test progresses, the time between the bleeps gets shorter and a level is indicated. When three bleeps in a row are missed the fitness level of the subject has been established. This is also a maximal test. ...read more.

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