June 29 Strength_trainability

June 29 Strength_trainability - DevelopmentofStrength

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Strength o The amount of force that can be produced  by a muscle in a single contraction n Reflects tension created by actin sliding past  myosin filaments in the muscle fibril n And as differentiated from the ability to sustain  muscle force over time
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The strength – health connection o Strength for injury prevention o Prevention of low back ‘disease’ in adulthood o Resistance to osteoporosis o Possibility of favorable changes in blood  lipoproteins o Unlike aerobic training benefits, however, the  strength-health connections have not been as  strongly established in the literature.
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Absolute vs Relative strength o Absolute strength n Force production independent of body weight o Concentric o Isokinetic o isometric Relative strength Use of body weight to provide resistance Chin ups Push ups Flexed arm hang
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Muscle Tension development is  influenced by
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This note was uploaded on 07/10/2011 for the course KIN 321M taught by Professor Jensen during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas.

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June 29 Strength_trainability - DevelopmentofStrength

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