Jump Rope Research Database
Jump Rope: Connecting the Past, Present, and Future
The sport of jump rope has a rich history, but the story has not been fully documented. This research paper examines the history and the current landscape of jump rope in the United States, as well as how the sport has spread around the world.
Lower-limb joint kinetics in jump rope skills performed by competitive athletes
Olivia L. Bruce, Mollee Ramsay, Geneva Kennedy & W. Brent Edwards
The purpose of this study was to characterise lower-limb joint kinetics during consecutive double unders and speed step sprints performed by competitive jump rope athletes, and to compare these measurements to running.
Physical Fitness Promotion among Adolescents: Effects of a Jump Rope-Based Physical Activity Afterschool Program
Xiaofeng Yang 1, Joonyoung Lee 2, Xiangli Gu, Xiaoxia Zhang, and Tao Zhang
The major purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a jump rope-based physical activity afterschool program on middle school students’ physical fitness.
Learning to Jump Like Corbin Bleu: The Physics Behind Jump Rope
This project seeks to determine how engineering can be applied to the sport of jump rope so that athletes may better understand the science behind the sport and apply it to improve their performance in “speed jumping.”
Exploring the Community Integration and Involvement of Immigrant Children in the US through Jump Rope Camps
This study aims to serve as a template for future similar projects and provide initial questions for continued research on the effects of jump rope camps on the social integration and language acquisition of immigrant children in the US, with a goal of creating stronger, more cohesive communities.