Assessing strength and power in resistance training

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Title: Assessing strength and power in resistance training
Authors: Naclerio, Fernando | Jiménez Gutiérrez, Alfonso | Alvar, Brent A. | Peterson, Mark D.
Center, Department or Service: Universidad Europea de Madrid | Arizona State University. Exercise and Wellness Department
Keywords: 1-RM test | Progressive load | Velocity | Power
Knowledge Area: Educación Física y Deportiva
Issue Date: Jul-2009
Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Grupo de Investigación en Ciencias de la Actividad Física y el Deporte
Citation: NACLERIO AYLLÓN, Fernando, et al. “Assessing strength and power in resistance training”. Journal of human sport and exercise [en línea]. Vol. 4, no. 2 (July 2009), ISSN 1988-5202, pp. 100-113. http://www.jhse.ua.es/index.php/jhse/article/view/53/125 [consulta: 3 julio 2009]
Abstract: Maximal Dynamic Strength is usually assessed either by the one repetition maximum test (1-RM) or by a repetition maximum test with submaximal loads, which requires the application of a formula to estimate the value of 1-RM. This value is needed to establish the objective of resistance training: such as maximum strength, endurance strength, and/or explosive strength. However, both 1-RM and submaximal tests are unable to highlight the changes produced on power and velocity. This manuscript summarizes and reviews several common strength testing protocols and proposes a novel approach that may offer greater insight to hierarchical muscle functionality.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/11168
ISSN: 1988-5202
DOI: 10.4100/jhse.2009.42.04
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: Facultad de Educación. Universidad de Alicante. Todos los derechos reservados
Peer Review: si
Appears in Collections:Revistas - Journal of Human Sport and Exercise - 2009, Vol. 4, No. 2

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