Indicators for measuring the quality characteristics of exercises
Their results confirm the concept that form is key to muscular development. The way the scientists present their data unfortunately obscures their findings.The level of quality is analyzed using the following indicators:
Based on these indicators, grades are given for each exercise like very good, good, satisfactory and unsatisfactory. Based on these grades, a trainer or referee evaluates and differentiates the athletes. Depending on the deviations from the correct execution, the corresponding grade is given.
- the number of repetitions for each exercise;
- the number of sets included in each training program;
- the way in which the athlete executes the exercises taking into consideration the correct position in each key stage of the execution;
- the weights used for each exercise.
|Figure 1: Correlation between biceps size and execution indicator.|
The quality of an exercise influences the obtained results. The higher the execution quality the higher the results obtained by the athlete. Based on the execution quality, an aggregated indicator was defined, that is able to estimate the growth of arm size of an athlete. This indicator is very useful for athletes in order to estimate the arm size over 1 to 6 months of training.There are other interesting details in the study as well, so go ahead and have a look.