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How High Can You Jump?

high jumperTechnique plays a big part in how high someone can jump, so it is not as simple as who can jump the highest. There are several ways to measure how high someone can jump.

  • Vertical Jump - test records for the vertical jump, or sargent test, a commonly used measure of leg power.
  • High Jump - the Olympic event of high jump is one of the standard measures in vertical jump ability.
  • Running Jump - with a run up you can jump pretty high, such as when dunking a basketball. Here are a few results from the great leapers in sports.



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