Allometric modeling does not determine a dimensionless power function ratio for maximal muscular function.

  title={Allometric modeling does not determine a dimensionless power function ratio for maximal muscular function.},
  author={Alan M Batterham and Keith P. George},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  volume={83 6},
In the exercise sciences, simple allometry (y = axb) is rapidly becoming the method of choice for scaling physiological and human performance data for differences in body size. The purpose of this study is to detail the specific regression diagnostics required to validate such models. The sum (T, in kg) of the "snatch" and "clean-and-jerk" lifts of the medalists from the 1995 Men's and Women's World Weightlifting Championships was modeled as a function of body mass (M, in kg). A log-linearized… CONTINUE READING

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