THE INFLUENCE OF GRIP WIDTH AND FOREARM PRONATION/SUPINATION ON UPPER‐BODY MYOELECTRIC ACTIVITY DURING THE FLAT BENCH PRESS

@article{Lehman2005THEIO,
  title={THE INFLUENCE OF GRIP WIDTH AND FOREARM PRONATION/SUPINATION ON UPPER‐BODY MYOELECTRIC ACTIVITY DURING THE FLAT BENCH PRESS},
  author={Gregory J. Lehman},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={587–591}
}
  • G. J. Lehman
  • Published 1 August 2005
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
The myoelectric signal of the sternoclavicular and clavicular portions of the pectoralis major, the biceps brachii, and the lateral head of triceps brachii of 12 healthy men was collected during an isometric hold of 5 different bench press exercises. Grip width (narrow, mid, and wide) and the level of supination/pronation was varied to determine how these factors influence myoelectric amplitude during the flat bench press. A supinated grip resulted in increased activity for the biceps brachii… 

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