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Ty B. Palmer, Jose G. Pineda and Rachel M. Durham

were not collected) and the next 2 visits were experimental trials (trial 1 and trial 2) from which data were collected and used for subsequent analyses. During the familiarization trial, participants practiced the strength testing protocol, which consisted of performing several isometric back squats

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Aymen Ben Othman, Mehdi Chaouachi, Issam Makhlouf, Jonathan P. Farthing, Urs Granacher, David G. Behm and Anis Chaouachi

reported elsewhere ( r  = .82–.95) ( 7 , 12 ). Upper Body Strength Tests EFlex 1RM The dynamic strength of the dominant and nondominant EF was assessed by 1RM performing a seated unilateral elbow flexion exercise on a preacher curl bench on a standard EFlex machine (Life Fitness Pro Elbow Flexion Machine

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Aitor Iturricastillo, Cristina Granados, Raúl Reina, José Manuel Sarabia, Ander Romarate and Javier Yanci

basketball. 17 , 19 Although several studies have analyzed the physical performance, 2 , 6 strength, 9 , 20 or mobility, 21 the number of studies regarding the association between strength test and physical performance test in WB is scarce. Regarding WB, Turbanski and Schmidtbleicher 9 reported an

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Darren Steeves, Leo J. Thornley, Joshua A. Goreham, Matthew J. Jordan, Scott C. Landry and Jonathon R. Fowles

trunk peak isometric force tasks. Trunk-Strength Testing A kayak ergometer (CatchForce, KayakPro) was altered so the seat, footrests, and paddle cables remained stationary. One 227-kg “S” load cell (BLH Electronics, Canton, MA) was securely connected to a steel beam behind the participant. For all tasks

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Herbert Wagner, Patrick Fuchs, Andrea Fusco, Philip Fuchs, Jeffrey W. Bell and Serge P. von Duvillard

-Rotation Strength Test Isokinetic trunk and shoulder internal rotation strength tests were conducted using an IsoMed 2000 dynamometer (D&R Ferstl, GmbH, Hemau, Germany) combined with the manufacturer’s attachments for bilateral trunk and unilateral shoulder rotation. Range of motion and angular velocity for trunk

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Kamila Grandolfi, Vandre Sosciarelli and Marcos Polito

. Orientation and familiarization to 1RM strength testing in old and young women . J Strength Cond Res . 2001 ; 15 : 519 – 523 . PubMed ID: 11726267 5. McCurdy K , Langford G , Jenkerson D , Doscher M . The validity and reliability of the 1RM bench press using chain-loaded resistance . J Strength

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Jocelyn F. Hafer, Mark S. Miller, Jane A. Kent and Katherine A. Boyer

preferred walking speed, and completed strength testing habituation. The second visit included overground gait analysis, knee extensor torque and power testing, and a 30-minute treadmill walk, followed by a second instance of overground gait analysis and knee extensor strength and power testing

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Yi-Fen Shih, Ya-Fang Lee and Wen-Yin Chen

, the skin preparation was performed, and the electromagnetic sensors and the EMG electrodes were attached to the designated areas. The investigator then measured muscle strength of the UT, LT, and SA. The EMG activities during the muscle strength testing were collected and used as the EMG normalization

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Antonio Dello Iacono, Stephanie Valentin, Mark Sanderson and Israel Halperin

the strain gauges and force plates were highly correlated. In continuation with the research attempts that simplify muscular strength tests and in view of the other above-mentioned limitations, we designed a new isometric test—the isometric horizontal push test (IHPT)—that quantifies PF outputs using

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Tomohiro Yasuda

Consequently, our results suggested that, for healthy young women, upper leg 50% girth measurement rather than handgrip strength test was a useful method for evaluating both knee extensor muscle strength and size. In the present study, a stepwise multiple regression analysis was applied to the predictor