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The influence of strength and power on muscle endurance test performance

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dc.contributor.author Naclerio Ayllón, Fernando José spa
dc.contributor.author Colado, Juan Carlos spa
dc.contributor.author Rhea, Matthew R. spa
dc.contributor.author Bunker, Derek spa
dc.contributor.author Triplett, N. Travis spa
dc.date.accessioned 2013-11-27T17:26:50Z
dc.date.available 2013-11-27T17:26:50Z
dc.date.issued 2009 spa
dc.identifier.citation Naclerio-Ayllón, F. J., Colado, J. C., Rhea, M. R., Bunker, D., & Triplett, N. T. (2009). The influence of strength and power on muscle endurance test performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research: the Research Journal of the NSCA, 23(5), 148 spa
dc.identifier.issn 10648011 spa
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/1088
dc.description.abstract Naclerio, FJ, Colado, JC, Rhea, MR, Bunker, D, and Triplett, NT. The influence of strength and power on muscle endurance test performance. J Strength Cond Res 23(5): 1482-1488, 2009-The aim of this study was to determine the importance of muscular strength and power on a muscular endurance performance test. Fourteen firefighter recruits performed a progressive resistance test (PRT) followed by a specific maximum repetition test (MRT40) on the bench press exercise with measurements of power, strength, and muscular endurance. Comparisons were then made to examine relationships between the 3 muscular fitness variables. The results, expressed in absolute form and related to body weight, indicate that the performance in the MRT40 is significantly related (p <= 0.05) to body weight (r = 0.78), 1 repetition maximum (1RM) (r = 0.83), maximal power (Pmax) during the PRT (r = 0.71), Pmax produced with 40 kg in the PRT (r = 0.64), and the average power and force applied during all repetitions in the MRT40 (r = 0.78 and r =-0.64, respectively). The load that expressed the maximal average power during the PRT was 47.6 +/- 9.0% of the 1RM and did not show any significant relationship with 1RM nor performance in MRT40. It was concluded that performance in this specific upper body endurance test depends on several variables, among which maximum strength, body weight, and maximum absolute power are the most important. As the ability to repeatedly apply submaximal force is a requirement of firefighters, and other occupations/sports, the current research suggests that the initial goal of a training program to enhance muscular endurance should be to increase maximum strength to a point that the specific load being lifted during repeated actions is less than 40% of the individuals' 1RM. Subsequent training should then focus on maintaining maximal strength levels and improving local muscular endurance in the specific task. spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title The influence of strength and power on muscle endurance test performance spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 1.457 JCR (2009) Q2, 34/73 Sport sciences spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181a4e71f spa
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess en
dc.subject.unesco Fisiología humana spa
dc.subject.unesco Atleta spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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