Vertical Jump

Vertical Jump Protocol

Purpose

The vertical jump assessment is a closed chain movement that correlates with total lower body maximal power.

Equipment

Wall measurement or Vertec

Procedure

  • Instruct the client to stand next to a wall and extend the hand closest to the wall (or Vertec), the point of the fingertips is marked (standing reach height).
  • Keeping feet shoulder width apart and flat on the ground, he or she will jump vertically as high as possible using arms and legs to assist in moving their body upward.
  • The client must touch the wall at the highest point of the jump.
  • The difference in distance between the final jump height and standing reach height.
  • The best of three attempts is recorded.

Vertical Jump Calculation

in

Calculation Result

DATE -
Vertical Jump (in) -
Vertical Jump Classification -

Vertical Jump Classification Chart

Male:

CLASSIFICATION FROM TO
Very Poor 0 7
Poor 8 11
Below Average 12 15
Average 16 19
Above Average 20 23
Very Good 24 27
Excellent 28 > 28

Female:

CLASSIFICATION FROM TO
Very Poor 0 3
Poor 4 7
Below Average 8 11
Average 12 15
Above Average 16 19
Very Good 20 23
Excellent 24 > 24

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