Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Physical Education


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


Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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