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An instrument for testing isometric strength and endurance.

Authors
Wasserman-DE; Germann-T; Goulding-DV; Pizzo-F
Source
NIOSH 1974 May; :1-28
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00026218
Abstract
A technical description is provided for an instrumentation system consisting of in-house designed apparatus and commercially available apparatus developed to assess human isometric endurance and secondarily static strength, which is defined as a maximal voluntary isometric exertion. A procedure is described for isometric endurance testing using electromyograms from two muscles, the biceps brachii and rectus femoris.
Keywords
Electrophysiological-measurement; Muscle-functions; Muscle-contraction; Measurement-instrumentation; Electromyography; Human-engineering
Publication Date
19740501
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1974
NTIS Accession No.
PB-233100
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 74-109
NIOSH Division
DLCD
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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