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broad jump

n. Sports
The long jump.

broad jump

n
1. (Athletics (Track & Field)) US and Canadian an exercise and athletic contest in which competitors try to jump the farthest distance possible from a standing start from a fixed board or mark
2. (Athletics (Track & Field)) Austral and US and Canadian a former name for the long jump

long′ jump`


n.
1. a jump for distance from a running start.
2. an athletic field event featuring competition in the long jump. Also called broad jump.
[1880–85]
long′jump`, v.i.
long′ jump`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.broad jump - a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running startbroad jump - a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start
run-up - the approach run during which an athlete gathers speed
field event - a competition that takes place on a field rather than on a running track
2.broad jump - the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start
jumping - the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
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Sabina Batajieva won two bronze medals in broad jump and triple jump.
Standing Broad Jump (SBJ): From an erect position with the feet placed in parallel and with legs bent at the knee as close to a 90[degrees] angle as possible, the player performed the SBJ.
ANOVA results (Table IV) show that after the experimental treatment, there were statistically significant differences (p < 0.01) between experimental and control groups in the following variables: plate taping, stan broad jump, sit-ups in 30 s and 20 m shuttle-run.
Speed was measured with the 4 x 10 metre shuttle run test, while broad jump (leg explosive strength) was assessed by means of the broad jump test.
Differences in Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS), 20m run, the standing broad jump test,Mushroom Float, and Walking in the poolbetween the two measurements (pretests-posttests)were compared using a paired t-test.
The estimate for Spearman's rank correlation coefficient (Table 5) was carried out for the gender and age physical fitness variables for the modified and extended ALPHAFITNESS battery, where it can be seen that gender correlates with the standing broad jump (p = 0.000), the handgrip test (p = 0.006), skinfold thickness (p = 0.000), and waist circumference (p = 0.003), while age was not statistically significant in any of the variables.
The 1st test has been mainly related to hamstring flexibility but not to lower back flexibility; 2 studies have included validation of the HG, standing broad jump (SBJ) and vertical jump tests for the assessment of upper and lower strength [65,66]; and 31 studies have validated instruments for the assessment of body composition [67-97], such as BMI, waist circumference and skinfold thicknesses.
On the last day of workouts at the NFL's annual scouting combine, the Connecticut cornerback soared 12 feet, 3 inches in the broad jump. That was 15 inches farther than the second-best defensive back and 8 inches longer than the best listed in the NFL scouting combine database.
Leading up to the main event, the Native Youth Olympics take place at Kenai Middle School January 23-25, which includes games such as the scissor broad jump, one-hand reach, seal hop, two-foot high kick, arm pull, toe kick, Eskimo stick pull, wrist carry, and Alaskan high kick.
Three measures of anaerobic power were assessed: vertical jump (VJ), standing broad jump (SBJ), and Wingate Anaerobic Test (WAnT).
Her broad jump: six feet, with her TOV from a standstill.
BROAD JUMP The broad jump is like being in gym class back in junior high school, according to NFL.com.