Application of the 1RM estimation formulas from the RM in bench press in a group of physically active middle-aged women
Jiménez, A. and De Paz, J.A. (2008) Application of the 1RM estimation formulas from the RM in bench press in a group of physically active middle-aged women. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 3 (1). pp. 10-22. ISSN 1699-1605 (doi:10.4100/jhse.2008.31.02)
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The 1RM is the standard measurement to value isotonic strength. Nevertheless, this type of test takes a lot of time, can expose evaluated individuals at a higher risk of injury, etc. Specialized literature recognizes that the use of a procedure which requires a smaller load than 1RM to estimate individuals maximal strength has, undoubted, a great attractive. Therefore, RM tests are the most commonly tool used with general population. Having the intention of proving these proposals among Spanish female population, 28 active women were evaluated in hers 1RM and RM before and after 8 training weeks. The results obtained put the predictive value of these formulas into question, especially regarding its individual predicting value.
|Additional Information:|| The definitive version of this paper : Jiménez Gutiérrez, A., & De Paz, J. (2008). Application of the 1rm estimation formulas from the rm in bench press in a group of physically active middle-aged women. JOURNAL OF HUMAN SPORT AND EXERCISE - University Of Alicante, 3(1). Retrieved January 17, 2012, from http://www.jhse.ua.es/index.php/jhse/article/view/23/70.  The Journal of Human Sport & Exercise is an Open Access online journal. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||muscular strength, evaluation, estimate, number of repetitions, women|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure|
Q Science > QP Physiology
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Science|
School of Science > Department of Life & Sports Science
|Last Modified:||17 Jan 2012 15:25|
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