The concurrent validity and test-retest reliability of possible remote assessments for measuring countermovement jump: My Jump 2, HomeCourt & Takei Vertical Jump Meter

Chi Ching CHOW, Yu Hin KONG, Wai Yan PUN

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Abstract

Mobile applications and portable assessments make remote self-assessment of the countermovement jump (CMJ) test possible. This study aimed to investigate the concurrent validity and test–retest reliability of three portable measurement systems for CMJ. Thirty physically active college students visited the laboratory twice, with two days in between, and performed three jumps each day. All jumps were recorded by My Jump 2, HomeCourt, and the Takei Vertical Jump Meter (TVJM) simultaneously. Results indicated significant differences among the three systems (p < 0.01). HomeCourt tended to present the highest jump height mean value (46.10 ± 7.57 cm) compared with TVJM (42.02 ± 8.11 cm) and My Jump 2 (40.85 ± 7.86 cm). High concurrent validities among assessments were found (r = 0.85–0.93). Good to excellent reliability of jump assessments was demonstrated (ICC₃‚₁ = 0.80–0.96). Reliable coefficients of variation were shown in all measurements (2.58–5.92%). Significant differences were revealed among the three apparatuses while they demonstrated high intra-device test–retest reliability. TVJM was the most reliable, and average jump heights were recommended for analysis. Copyright © 2023 by the authors.
Original languageEnglish
Article number2142
JournalApplied Sciences (Switzerland)
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2023

Citation

Chow, G. C.-C., Kong, Y.-H., & Pun, W.-Y. (2023). The concurrent validity and test-retest reliability of possible remote assessments for measuring countermovement jump: My Jump 2, HomeCourt & Takei Vertical Jump Meter. Applied Sciences, 13(4). Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.3390/app13042142

Keywords

  • Countermovement jump
  • Reliability
  • Remote assessment
  • Technology
  • Validity

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