Vertical Jump Testing Equipment

The vertical jump test is a common test of leg power. There are various vertical jump apparatus available for measuring vertical jump performance. Each piece of equipment or method has its advantages and disadvantages. Here is a brief description of a range of methods, and for some there is a link to another page with a more details of specific equipment.

Our poll asking which vertical jump apparatus you use has come up with the most popular being the Vertec or similar device, followed by a wall mounted apparatus then force plates.

Method: Measuring Distance

Method: Ground Sensor Contact Mat

Method: Photoelectric Circuits (laser/infrared beams)

Method: Accelerometer

Method: Video

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