An instrument for testing isometric strength and endurance.
Wasserman-DE; Germann-T; Goulding-DV; Pizzo-F
NIOSH 1974 May; :1-28
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.
Electrophysiological-measurement; Muscle-functions; Muscle-contraction; Measurement-instrumentation; Electromyography; Human-engineering
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health