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Table 8 Results of the tests checking for leg strength (MLD test)

From: Investigating physical fitness and race performance as determinants for the ACL injury risk in Alpine ski racing

Subject No. Sex Squad MVC [N/kg] Performance relative to average
+ better
0 equal
- poorer
CMJ [watt/kg] Performance relative to average
+ better
0 equal
- poorer
SJ [watt/kg] Performance relative to average
+ better
0 equal
- poorer
1 m C 35.8 - 65.0 + 57.4 0
2 m A 49.9 + 57.1 - 55.5 0
3 m B 30.9 - 54.1 - 51.2 -
4 m B 44.4 + 64.7 + 58.9 +
5 m A 37.0 - 71.0 + 59.2 +
6 m B 42.7 + 67.1 + 57.8 0
7 w C 33.5 - 47.4 0 47.7 0
8 w A 29.2 - 49.3 0 49.7 +
9 w B 35.6 0 50.8 + 47.0 +
10 w C 29.5 - 51.5 + 47.5 0
11 w C 34.9 0 47.2 0 43.8 -
12 w A 31.5 - 54.1 + 42.5 -
13 w C 33.5 - 50.9 + 45.5 0
14 w C 32.5 - 53.3 + 49.3 +
15 w A Na   62.6 + 53.7 +
16 w C 36.3 + 54.7 + 46.2 0
17 w C 29.7 - 54.5 + 51.4 +
  1. The results of each athlete of the knee injury group were compared to the average value of a reference group of same sex, age and squad level. A performance of more than 103 % was regarded better than average, a performance below 97 % was regarded poorer