Focke, A., Strutzenberger, G., Jekauc, D., Worth, A., Woll, A. & Schwameder, H. (2013). Effects of age, sex and activity level on counter-movement jump performance in children and adolescents, European Journal of Sport Science, 13(5), 518-526.
Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate counter-movement jump performance and its reliability in children and adolescents with respect to age, sex and activity level. We tested 1835 children and adolescents aged between 4 and 17 years. All participants performed three counter-movement jumps on a force platform with arms akimbo. The participants were divided into six age groups and subdivided by sex within each group, to analyse age and sex effects. Subsequently, jumping performance of active an