biceps curl

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biceps curl

A weight training exercise intended to develop the biceps brachii’s size, endurance or strength, in which a dumbbell or similar weighted object is held in the hand with the arm extended and lifted to complete flexion of the arm at the elbow or, when developing both biceps brachii, using a barbell to perform the same movement with both arms.
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Dumbbell Biceps Curl and Inclined Dumbbell Curl elicited similar pattern of increasing and decreasing muscle activation along the three phases, for the concentric and eccentric contractions respectively, whereas an opposite trend of sEMG RMS amplitude was observed for the Dumbbell Preacher Curl.
For the Dumbbell Preacher Curl cycle, the activation of biceps brachii long head was maximal, only for elbow joint angles close to full extension, and the elbow joint range of motion was shorter.
7,9-12) The current case report is of simultaneous distal biceps tendon ruptures during a preacher curl exercise.
Her weights work-out included single-arm preacher curls to give the biceps definition.
Exercises include rowing, curls, preacher curls, chest press, leg curls, leg extensions, and leg press.