Leg Press Test
Testing and measurement are the means of collecting information upon which subsequent performance evaluations and decisions are made. In the analysis, we need to consider the factors influencing the results.
The leg press test aims to evaluate an athlete's leg strength.
To conduct this test, you will require:
How to conduct the test
This test requires the athlete to complete as many leg presses as possible with no rest.
Analysis of the test result compares it with the athlete's previous results for this test. It is expected that the investigation would indicate an improvement in the athlete's leg strength with appropriate training between each test.
A good 1RM for the leg press is 2.5 × "Body Weight" for men and women
This test is suitable for active individuals but not for those where the test would be contraindicated.
Test reliability refers to how a test is consistent and stable in measuring its intended measure. Reliability will depend upon how strict the test is conducted and the individual's level of motivation to perform the test. The following link provides various factors influencing the results and therefore, the test reliability.
Test validity refers to the degree to which the test measures what it claims to measure and the extent to which inferences, conclusions, and decisions based on test scores are appropriate and meaningful. This test provides a means to monitor training on the athlete's physical development.
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