The Effects of Bench Press Variations in Competitive Athletes on Muscle Activity and Performance

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Saeterbakken, Atle Hole ; Mo, Dag-André ; Scott, Suzanne ; Andersen, Vidar (2017)
  • Publisher: De Gruyter Open
  • Journal: Journal of Human Kinetics, volume 57, pages 61-71 (issn: 1640-5544, eissn: 1899-7562)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1515/hukin-2017-0047, pmc: PMC5504579
  • Subject: performance | strength | training | Sports medicine | RC1200-1245 | Resistance | Section I – Kinesiology
    mesheuropmc: equipment and supplies | education | human activities | body regions | health care economics and organizations

Abstract The aim of the study was to compare the EMG activity performing 6RM competition style bench press (flat bench-wide grip) with 1) medium and narrow grip widths on a flat bench and 1) inclined and declined bench positions with a wide grip. Twelve bench press athl... View more
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