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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of 60 m sprint time, maximal running velocity, step length and step frequency across 60 m

From: Acute effects of different conditioning activities on running performance of sprinters

  Free sprint condition Bounding jump condition Mini-hurdle condition
Pre Post % Pre Post % Pre Post %
60 m sprint time (s) 7.84 ± 0.33 7.85 ± 0.32 0.1 7.83 ± 0.30 7.80 ± 0.27 −0.5 7.90 ± 0.35 7.79 ± 0.35a −1.5
Running velocity (m/s) 9.26 ± 0.57 9.27 ± 0.49 0.1 9.26 ± 0.52 9.33 ± 0.41 0.8 9.16 ± 0.50 9.45 ± 0.58a 3.2
Step length (m) 2.14 ± 0.13 2.15 ± 0.09 0.3 2.17 ± 0.15 2.16 ± 0.12 −0.1 2.14 ± 0.13 2.14 ± 0.12a 0.0
Step frequency steps (s) 4.33 ± 0.28 4.32 ± 0.18 0.0 4.28 ± 0.25 4.32 ± 0.23 1.0 4.29 ± 0.23 4.42 ± 0.20a 3.3
  1. The values are expressed as means and SDs
  2. aSignificant change from Pre to Post