Relations Between Body Mass And Maximum Force Of The Leg Muscles

Volume 1, Issue 1 (2011)

Relations Between Body Mass And Maximum Force Of The Leg Muscles
Borko Petrović, Aleksandar Kukrić, Bojan Guzina, Ratko Pavlović, Lazar Vulin
A transversal study was carried out on a sample of twenty-four (N = 24) first year student of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport at the University of Banja Luka aimed to investigate the association of body mass, as a representative of body dimensions,, presentation of maximum force with the leg muscles. In this study, an experimental approach to determining allometric exponent, for tests which assesses the maximum force of the leg muscles (squat 80° b=0.78, squat 110° b=0,88, squat 140° b=1,06, squat 1RM b=0,62), provides an approximate theoretical results predicted . b = 0.67 if the test results normal body mass (m). So the expression of muscle leg maximal force depends on the physical dimensions, especially the physical masses, and to obtain relative force (strength) of respondents the results of measurements of maximum force to the leg muscles shared with body mass graduated allometric exponent.
muscle force, body mass, allometric exponent, scaling
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