The jumping performance of 11-12-year old Australian children has declined by 11 cm or by 8% between 1985 and 2015, independent of increases in body mass across the same period.
- Fraser B, Blizzard L, Tomkinson GR, Lycett K, Wake M, Burgner D, et al. The great leap backward: Changes in the jumping performance of Australian children aged 11-12-years between 1985 and 2015. Journal of Sports Sciences. 2018;37(7):748-754. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2018.1523672