Accession Number:

ADA316990

Title:

The Effect of Lift Height on Maximal Lifting Capabilities of Men and Women,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MA

Report Date:

1996-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of lift height on the one repetition maximum box lifting strength 1 RM of men and women. Ten men and eleven women lifted to heights of 1,2,3,4,5,and 6 ft using a 46.5 cm long x 31 cm wide x 23 cm high aluminum box with handles. All lifts were accomplished using correct lifting technique while facing forward. An ANOVA, focused on six heights and blocked for gender was used for analysis. A Newman-Kuels post-hoc analysis was used to examine the significant differences between means.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE