long jump

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long jump

an athletic contest in which competitors try to cover the farthest distance possible with a running jump from a fixed board or mark
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42, had a position-best 11-foot broad jump, a 39 1/2-inch vertical and a 4.
Lower body plyometrics included (from low- to high-demanding exercises): leg hops, vertical jumps, tuck jumps, lateral/diagonal jumps, broad jumps, obstacle jumps, different types of box jumps (step-ups, box shuffles, etc.
It is clear from Table (2) that a statistically significant differences between the pretests and posttests for the experimental group in 20m run, the standing broad jump test, Mushroom Float and Walking in the pool.
World-class athletes also don't train for the broad jump and if they did, the record would probably be much longer.
Firstly three groups executed performance tests such as: vertical jump test, standing broad jump test, 9.
Standing broad jump, three consecutive broad jumps, and overhead shot put toss were measured in meters (m) and centimeters (cm), respectively.
He would also win the "Greek Style" discus throw and take the bronze in the standing broad jump.
A standing broad jump begins where we are now and moves forward.
As a sophomore at Ohio State University, he tied that record and broke three others--the broad jump, the 220-yard dash, and the 220-yard low hurdles--on the same day.
We would also have broad jump and high jump events.
Morris offers an example: Prior to his participation in the Olympics, track star Jim Thorpe knew he faced a great challenge in the broad jump portion of his performance.
He won gold medals in the 100- and 200-meter runs, broad jump (now called long jump) and the 400-meter relay.