Reliability of the 8-repetition maximum test in men and women.

@article{Taylor2012ReliabilityOT,
  title={Reliability of the 8-repetition maximum test in men and women.},
  author={James D Taylor and James P Fletcher},
  journal={Journal of science and medicine in sport},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={69-73}
}
OBJECTIVE The 8-repetition maximum test has been recommended as a method of prescribing an intensity for resistance training in healthy adults, athletes, and patients with health conditions. Yet, limited research related to the reliability of 8-repetition maximum testing has been conducted. The purpose of this study was to determine the reliability of the 8-repetition maximum test in men and women. DESIGN Test-retest reliability study. METHODS Twenty-eight people (14 males, 14 females, mean… CONTINUE READING
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