Movement Review: Countermovement Vertical Jump

A movement review is an excellent touch point to see exactly what DARI can collect and to better understand its importance in your motion health!

A vertical jump is the act of moving your body upwards in the air (overcoming the gravity of your bodyweight). It is a long held standard for testing or measuring athlete performance related to power output. An example of one of the most common programs is the NFL combine. Generally, athletic programs use it is a back bone for determining athlete readiness or preparedness.

With the vertical jump test being so important there are a variety of different variables to track; Distances, angles, velocities, accelerations, forces, torques, impulses -- to name a few.

Other technologies in the area of vertical jump testing may only look at 5-10 total variables. AT DARI -- we calculated and use 257 unique variables (over +50,000 data points).