Assessing Strength & Muscular Endurance


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In which of the following devices does the athlete compress a spring to test muscular strength?

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1. The basic way to test muscular strength is with the 1-RM, which stands for which of the following?

2. The cable tensiometer measures which one of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How are muscular endurance and strength assessed? See what you know about these assessment strategies, including the use of a cable tensiometer, by going through the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your comprehension of:

  • The ability to contract muscles over a period of time
  • How to test muscle endurance
  • A device that uses a spring that an athlete compresses to test strength
  • What 1-RM stands for
  • Something that the cable tensiometer measures

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on assessing strength and muscle endurance
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what 1-RM stands for
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what the cable tensiometer measures and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Go through the lesson titled Assessing Strength & Muscular Endurance to learn more about these tools and strategies. Some goals you can cover include:

  • Determine why strength and muscular endurance are tested
  • Define strength
  • Explain sources of error in assessing strength and muscle endurance
  • Analyze the goals of self-assessment