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Which equipment do you use to measure vertical jump?

There are quite a few methods for measuring and monitoring vertical jump performance. Which one do you use, or which one does an assessor use when you are tested?

The main methods in use are listed in the poll below (see a discussion of vertical jump test equipment). There are a few more than listed, if you use one that is not on the list, check 'other' and make a comment below.

Vertical Jump - how do you measure it?

wall or mounted board
Vertec(R) or similar frame
timing sensor mat
jump mat with waist belt
wearbale device or smart phone
video analysis
force plate

Disclaimer: These polls are not scientific, and only reflect the opinion of visitors to this website who have chosen to participate.

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