Table 2

Leg extension and flexion, jumping performance and balance (means ± SD) prior to (pre) and following (post) 3 min in the downhill tuck position with vibration and different levels of compression
Compression [mmHg] Pre Post P d
Leg extension Fmax [N] 0 501 ± 135 479 ± 96 >0.05 0.18
20 489 ± 104 482 ± 96 0.06
40 496 ± 90 486 ± 109 0.10
Rate of force development [N·s-1] 0 1480 ± 485 1340 ± 571 >0.05 0.26
20 1500 ± 475 1380 ± 608 0.23
40 1500 ± 647 1560 ± 673 0.08
Leg flexion Fmax [N] 0 221 ± 48 212 ± 24 >0.05 0.23
20 208 ± 34 197 ± 41 0.37
40 197 ± 28 191 ± 32 0.19
Rate of force development [N·s-1] 0 438 ± 102 351 ± 120 >0.05 0.78
20 440 ± 170 374 ± 94 0.60
40 467 ± 109 395 ± 137 0.58
Counter movement jump [cm] 0 36.7 ± 5.9 35.8 ± 7.2 >0.05 0.13
20 36.4 ± 5.4 35.6 ± 6.0 0.14
40 36.1 ± 6.4 37.1 ± 7.2 0.14
Balance time [s] 0 25.7 ± 21.6 27.4 ± 20.4 >0.05 0.08
20 26.0 ± 19.4 25.9 ± 16.3 0.00
40 17.9 ± 12.1 22.1 ± 16.35 0.29

Sperlich et al.

Sperlich et al. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2013 5:18   doi:10.1186/2052-1847-5-18

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