International Journal of

Sports and Exercise MedicineISSN: 2469-5718

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510190

The Influence of Maximum Strength Performance in Squats and Standing Calf Raises on Squat Jumps, Drop Jumps, and Linear as well as Change of Direction Sprint Performance in Youth Soccer Players

Michael Keiner, Bjorn Kadlubowski, Hagen Hartmann, Tobias Stefer and Klaus Wirth

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 05, 2021

Speed and strength performance have an essential role in soccer. It is well known there is a moderate to strong correlation between maximum strength, speed and jump performance. However most studies have analyzed only maximum strength values of the knee and hip extensors for the correlation analysis. Studies on the maximum strength of the calf muscles are rare. The aim of the study was to calculate the one-tailed correlation coefficients of the One-Repetition Maximum (1RM) in Standing Calf Raise...

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