Normative Assessment Technique for Bench Press and Leg Extension Strength in College Females on the Universal Gym

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This study was to develop normative data of isotonic muscular strength in college females using the Spartacus model Universal Gym bench press and leg extension and to control for the influence of body weight. Two hundred and two college age females enrolled in weight training and conditioning classes used the Universal Gym for twelve weeks. Subjects were tested for maximum strength on 2 exercises and their percent body fat was calculated. Pearson-product moment correlations between lean body weight , body weight and the bench press test and the leg extension test were correlated. After statistically controlling for the effects of ... continued below

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Gibson, Jean August 1983.

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This study was to develop normative data of isotonic muscular strength in college females using the Spartacus model Universal Gym bench press and leg extension and to control for the influence of body weight. Two hundred and two college age females enrolled in weight training and conditioning classes used the Universal Gym for twelve weeks. Subjects were tested for maximum strength on 2 exercises and their percent body fat was calculated. Pearson-product moment correlations between lean body weight , body weight and the bench press test and the leg extension test were correlated. After statistically controlling for the effects of body weight, percentile ranks were calculated for both tests.

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Gibson, Jean. Normative Assessment Technique for Bench Press and Leg Extension Strength in College Females on the Universal Gym, thesis, August 1983; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504262/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .