broad jump


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a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start

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the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start

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It was observed that among young people with lower BMI values than the average, the relationship between guided support and broad jump was negative and statistically significant, [beta]= -4.67, t(728)= 3.035, p= .002.
Shown Mean [+ or -] SD, change Rate, and "T" sign between Pretests and Posttests for experimental group in 20m run, the standing broad jump test, Mushroom Float, Walking in the pool and Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS).
There is a significant difference in the means of the standing broad jump and Course-Navette variables, so it can be argued that the results of the variables at this stage, for Mexican teenagers from 15 to 17 years old, are statistically different for the EUROFIT and the extended, modified ALPHA-FITNESS batteries.
World-class athletes also don't train for the broad jump and if they did, the record would probably be much longer.
For doing the standing broad jump test, after scaling the ground, each subject carried out three jumps from behind of starting line and their best record considered as their final score.
Few men ran an obstacle course as well as Willard Christopher, an All-American track and field man from Rice Institute, who held the broad jump record of 25 feet.
It would be a broad jump from your fourth-grade science project to quantum theory.
Next, subjects performed the Quad test consisting of four stations: 1) standing broad jump; 2) three consecutive broad jumps; 3) overhead shot put toss; and 4) 30 meter sprint.
He would also win the "Greek Style" discus throw and take the bronze in the standing broad jump. The American Irishman was becoming a legend.
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.
Since the legs move in unison during a broad jump, I also turned them into a single leg.