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Connecting Your Hawkin Dynamics Force Plates

Hawkin Dynamics is making force plates and force measurement accessible to anyone. This post describes the standard procedures for beginning the...

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Understanding the Drop Jump Test - The Basics

Drop jump testing is useful for measuring athlete reactive ability. Using force plates for this tests includes different insights than a simply jump...

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Hawkin Dynamics Version 1.5 is live!

Hawkin Dynamics new software backend enables users to analyze athlete performance data in an entirely new way. Quick analysis and deep analysis all...

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The Countermovement jump test - getting started

Countermovement jump testing basics. An introduction to testing considerations and best-practices for measuring countermovement jumps on force...

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NSCA Coaches Conference 2019

The 2019 NSCA Coaches Conference is in Indianapolis from January 10th-12th. We will be exhibiting at booth #402.

So what exactly is a force plate?

Force plates are tools used for the measurement of ground reaction forces during walking, jumping, or any other type of movement. Force plates use a...

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Squat jump test - best practices

A description of best practices for the squat jump test. Using a force plate or a set of force plates, we can measure concentric force production...