Effect of dynamic training on the isometric endurance of the elbow flexors

  • Jørgen W. Hansen


Nine physiotherapists took part in a training programme of 100 dynamic contractions of the left elbow flexors a day. The load was 60% of 1 RM, the frequency 28 per minute, and the training period 6 weeks. Before and after the training period the dynamic strength, the dynamic endurance, and the isometric endurance were tested.

The training resulted in a moderate increase in dynamic, strength, an enormous increase in dynamic endurance, but no increase in isometric endurance.

The results are discussed.


Training Programme Human Physiology Sport Medicine Training Period Moderate Increase 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jørgen W. Hansen
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  1. 1.Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationCentralsygehusetHolbaekDänemark

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