Chest Press

An exercise performed by using the arms to push a weighted bar or lever away from the chest while seated or reclined.
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2010
2010
The aim of this study was to examine the effects of a stable surface (bench) vs. an unstable surface (Swiss ball) on muscle… (More)
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2008
2008
Exercise or Swiss balls are increasingly being used with conventional resistance exercises. There is little evidence supporting… (More)
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2006
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2006
The purpose of this study was to quantify the decrease in the load lifted from 1 to 5, 10, and 20 repetitions to failure for the… (More)
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2005
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2005
The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the effect of unstable and unilateral resistance exercises on trunk… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECTIVES To determine whether variation in resistance exercise volume affects muscle function and physical performance response… (More)
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2004
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2004
Swiss Balls used as a platform for training provide an unstable environment for force production. The objective of this study was… (More)
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2002
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2002
OBJECTIVES This investigation examined the effect of 6 months of high- or low-intensity resistance exercise on muscular strength… (More)
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2002
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2002
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the physiological responses of elderly women to a well-rounded exercise… (More)
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2000
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2000
 The purpose of this study was to investigate the time course of skeletal muscle adaptations resulting from high-intensity, upper… (More)
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1999
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1999
BACKGROUND Previous research has shown that children can increase their muscular strength and muscular endurance as a result of… (More)
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