Age and sex differentially affect regional changes in one repetition maximum strength.

@article{Lemmer2007AgeAS,
  title={Age and sex differentially affect regional changes in one repetition maximum strength.},
  author={Jeffrey T. Lemmer and Gr{\'e}gory Martel and Diane E Hurlbut and Ben F. Hurley},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={731-7}
}
To assess the influences of age and sex on regional changes in 1 repetition maximum (1RM) strength, 10 young men (20-30 years), 8 young women (20-30 years), 11 older men (65- 75 years), and 10 older women (65-75 years) were studied before and after a 24-week whole-body strength training program. Changes in 1RM strength were analyzed for each individual exercise, as well as by calculating a total body score (TBS), an upper body score (UBS), and a lower body score (LBS). The effect of age and sex… CONTINUE READING

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