A study of muscular development and muscular strength in the highly trained female bodybuilder and the non-strength trained female

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The extent of muscular strength and muscular size in 20 female bodybuilders and 20 non-strength trained females was studied. Body composition and segment volumes and related anthropometric measurements data were obtained along with chest press and knee extension One Repetition Maximum (IRM) and 25 Repitition Maximum (25RM) values. No group differences were present in age, height, weight and segment volumes. The bodybuilders had a lower percent body fat, greater lean body weight (LBW) and larger muscles compared to the non-strength trained females.

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Melson, Treina May 1987.

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The extent of muscular strength and muscular size in 20 female bodybuilders and 20 non-strength trained females was studied. Body composition and segment volumes and related anthropometric measurements data were obtained along with chest press and knee extension One Repetition Maximum (IRM) and 25 Repitition Maximum (25RM) values. No group differences were present in age, height, weight and segment volumes. The bodybuilders had a lower percent body fat, greater lean body weight (LBW) and larger muscles compared to the non-strength trained females.

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Melson, Treina. A study of muscular development and muscular strength in the highly trained female bodybuilder and the non-strength trained female, thesis or dissertation, May 1987; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc935647/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .