Date of Award

8-1955

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Master of Physical Education

Abstract

Power is one of the most important basic components inherent in all athletic activities. Hence, athletic coaches and physical educators are vitally interested in methods of measuring power.

The Sargent's Jump is the commonly used method of measuring this component of physical activity. Research has proven this test to be a valid measure of power, however, studies have indicated that the standing broad jump possibly is as valuable as the vertical jump for measuring power. The Sargent's Jump is more difficult to teach and learn than the standing broad Jump.

Committee Chair/Advisor

John C. Mitchem

Committee Member

Jess Cearley

Publisher

Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College

Rights

© 2021 Prairie View A & M University

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Date of Digitization

2/3/2022

Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View

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Application/PDF

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