one-repetition maximum


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one-rep·e·ti·tion max·i·mum

(1-RM) (wŭn'rep-ĕ-tish'ŏn mak'si-mŭm)
The maximum amount of weight that can be lifted only once using proper form and technique (typically refers to standard sets of exercise such as bench press, leg press, one-arm curl).
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A first-degree velocity-load curve (6, 7) and a combination of second-degree force-velocity and load-velocity curves (8) have been used for predicting the one-repetition maximum (1RM).
Reliability of the one-repetition maximum test based on muscle group and gender.
One-repetition maximum strength was assessed for the barbell bench press and bent-over row using a standard protocol (Kraemer et al.
3 kg, and one-repetition maximum lower- and upper-body strength by 4.
Thigh muscle volume, handgrip strength, one-repetition maximum upper and lower body strength, and average isokinetic muscle power were evaluated at the beginning of the study, at three months (with the exception of thigh muscle volume), and at the end of the treatment period.
Leg extension and bench press one-repetition maximum (1-RM) strength for each subject before (Pre) and after (Post) the training program.
Strength was assessed via 3 one-repetition maximum tests: leg press, leg curl, and leg extension.
This program resulted in significant increases in lower and upper body strength, as measured by a one-repetition maximum (1RM--the maximum weight that can be lifted one time) test, and muscular endurance, as measured by a treadmill test.
Participants started out lifting 50% of their one-repetition maximum.
One favors one-repetition maximum efforts, the other discourages them.
Lower-body work capacity and one-repetition maximum squat prediction in college football players.
One way to do this is to calculate a relative load percentage of the one-repetition maximum (1RM), or maximal strength (Fry, 2004).