Sayers et al reported an equation for peak power during a vertical jump in college students. The authors are from Central Connecticute State University, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine and University of Massachusetts.

Subject selection: college students, male and female, athletes and nonathletes



(1) jump height in cm

(2) body mass in kilograms


peak power in watts =

= (60.7 * (jump height)) + (45.3 * (body mass)) - 2055



• Overestimation by 2.7%.

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