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Table 2 Mean ± standard deviation of kinetic and kinematic parameters for experienced and novice volleyball players and for block and spike jumps

From: Comparison of landing kinematics and kinetics between experienced and novice volleyball players during block and spike jumps

  Experienced group Novice group Group effect Interaction effect
Block jump Spike jump Block jump Spike jump p-values ωp2 p-values ωp2
Peak vertical GRFa (BW) 2.76 ± 0.74 3.70 ± 1.02 2.83 ± 0.41 3.58 ± 0.64 0.936  < 0.001 0.342  < 0.001
GRF loading rate (BW/s) 67.7 ± 57.9 167.4 ± 88.1 71.9 ± 34.5 162.5 ± 48.9 0.943  < 0.001 0.691  < 0.001
Knee abduction angle at ICb (°) − 2.1 ± 2.0 − 2.3 ± 1.9 − 3.1 ± 2.8 − 4.0 ± 3.0 0.150 0.038 0.036* 0.113
Knee abduction ROMc (°) − 5.4 ± 1.8 − 6.6 ± 2.1 − 5.0 ± 1.5 − 7.7 ± 2.6 0.579  < 0.001 0.009* 0.184
Peak knee abduction moment (Nm/kg) 0.21 ± 0.10 0.25 ± 0.13 0.15 ± 0.11 0.16 ± 0.14 0.114 0.053 0.437  < 0.001
  1. aGround Reaction Force
  2. bInitial Contact
  3. cRange of Motion
  4. *p-values < 0.05