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Musculotendinous Stiffness of Triceps Surae, Maximal Rate of Force Development, and Vertical Jump Performance

Table 2

Stiffness indices (, , , and /BM, /), curvature indices (, ), and stiffness at 100 N⋅m (S100) in all the subjects ( = 27), in high (H), medium (M), and low (L) performers in vertical jump (CMJ). Means ± SD. , , and significance levels of the differences between groups L, H, and M (ANOVA; post hoc Bonferroni -test).

All ( = 27)H ( = 9)M ( = 9)L ( = 9)

(rad−1)3.12 ± 1.132.71 ± 0.96NS3.46 ± 1.07NS3.20 ± 1.32NS
(rad−1)1.56 ± 1.300.69 ± 0.81NS1.33 ± 1.250.0412.64 ± 1.030.001
0.59 ± 0.730.30 ± 0.44NS0.37 ± 0.35NS1.11 ± 0.990.05
(N⋅m⋅rad−1)283 ± 128361 ± 95NS318 ± 1270.016171 ± 750.002
(rad−1)3.10 ± 0.793.41 ± 0.63NS3.36 ± 0.93NS2.55 ± 0.460.047
/BM (N⋅m⋅rad−1⋅kg−1)4.34 ± 1.095.07 ± 0.92NS4.01 ± 0.86NS3.94 ± 1.160.05
0.40 ± 0.110.40 ± 0.08NS0.35 ± 0.060.0280.46 ± 0.150.029
S100 (N⋅m⋅rad−1)417 ± 83417 ± 81NS421 ± 108NS414 ± 65NS

NS: not significant.

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