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Table 5 Jumping force, jumping velocity, and jumping power before and after the marathon

From: Physiological alterations after a marathon in the first 90-year-old male finisher: case study

  Countermovement jump Squat jump m1LH left leg m1LH right leg
  Pre Post Change Pre Post Change Pre Post Change Pre Post Change
Peak force             
Absolute value (103∙N) 1.29 1.25 -3.2% 1.54 1.51 -2.0% 1.26 1.10 -12.2%* 1.33 1.27 -4.7%
As a multiple of body weight 1.95 1.86 -4.8% 1.23 1.25 1.2% 2.00 1.76 -12.0%* 2.09 2.04 -2.4%
Peak velocity (m∙s-1) 1.72 1.47 -14.7%* 1.90 1.87 -2.0% - - - - - -
Peak power             
Absolute value (103∙W) 1.69 1.42 -16.5%* 1.46 1.44 -1.2% - - - - - -
Per kg body mass (W∙kg-1) 25.2 20.6 -18.2%* 21.7 21.1 -2.7% - - - - - -
  1. m1LH, multiple one-legged hopping. *, pre to post change >1.5 × coefficient of variation for this variable.