Mucular strength is the amount of force a muscle can exert in a maximum effort. The size of muscle cells and the nerves ability to activate these cells is all part of muscular strength.
Designed to assess upper body muscular strength and endurance. The assessment involves performing push-ups with proper form until failure. Pausing or breaking form causes the trial to conclude. Click the link or picture to see a video demonstration.
Designed to assess upper body strength and endurance using free weights. The assessment involves pressing the weight (80lbs for men and 35lbs for women) at a rate of 60bpm until failure. Failing to stay on beat or inability to complete a rep concludes the test. Click the link or picture to see a video demonstration.