Countermovement Jump (CMJ)
The CMJ Test Type can be customized by creating & applying a "Tag". Below you can find common CMJ tags. No tag on the system typically implies "hands on hip".
- Bilateral CMJ
- Single Leg CMJ
- Hands On Hips
- Arm Swing
- Loaded Conditions
- Push-ups (Upper Body)
How To Video
Turn the sound on in order to hear a detailed list of instructions and proper cueing for the CMJ.
Front View CMJ Hands on Hips
Side View CMJ Hands on Hips
Side View CMJ Arm Swing
Instruct the athlete to start with their hands above their head. On the beep rapidly throw the arms down and begin the descent. Make sure to use a 🏷 of "Arm Swing" to aggregate the data separate from the CMJ hands on hips.
Front View CMJ Loaded Condition
Make sure to use a 🏷 of "Loaded dumbbell 30lbs" to aggregate the data separate from the CMJ hands on hips.
Front View Single Leg CMJ Hands on Hips
IMake sure to use a 🏷 of "Single Leg Left" to aggregate the data separate from the CMJ hands on hips.
The plyometric push-up can be considered the Countermovement Jump of the upper body. For this test, you can use the CMJ test type and apply a plyo push-up tag. Certain metrics for this test type will not be applicable, such as Jump Height. Instead, use output metrics such as Propulsive Power or Propulsive Force. Left and right limb metrics can be useful to analyze here, along with braking metrics for overhead sport athletes.
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