The Effects of Preparation Time and Lower Extremity Strength on Agility Performance
To evaluate the influence of preparation time and leg strength on cutting biomechanics of the penultimate step and final step during a 60-degree cutting task.
This research study involves a single data collection session lasting approximately 90-100 minutes.
To qualify for participation in this study, you must:
- Be between the ages of 18-29.
- Not be pregnant.
- Have experience participating in a sport or activity that requires vertical jumping and cutting within the past 24 months.
- Regularly participate in at least 150 minutes of physical activity per week.
- Be free of any current injuries or illnesses that may limit your ability to perform regular physical activity.
- Have no lower extremity or low back injuries in the previous 6 months that limited your regular physical activity for longer than 3 days.
- Have no history of low back, hip, knee, or ankle surgery.
- Lead student investigator: Kyle DeRosia, MS, CSCS
- Primary Investigator: Samuel T Johnson, PhD, ATC, CSCS
If you are interested in participating, please contact Kyle DeRosia at:
Email: [email protected]