Title

The relationship between maximal lifting capacity and maximum acceptable lift in strength-based soldiering tasks

RIS ID

61380

Publication Details

Savage, R. J., Best, S. A., Carstairs, G. L. & Ham, D. J. (2012). The relationship between maximal lifting capacity and maximum acceptable lift in strength-based soldiering tasks. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 26 (SUPPL. 2), S23-S29.

Abstract

Savage, RI, Best, SA, Carstaru. GL. and Ham, DJ. The reialionshp between maxina! lifting capacity and maximum acceptable lift in strength-based soldiering tasks. J Strength (".AJnd Res 26(7): S23~ 529, 2012-Psychophysical assessments. such as the maxinum acceptable lift. have ba€!1 used to establish worker capability ~d set safe load limits for manual handing tasks in occupatiooal sel t f1gs. However, in military settings, in vA1ich task demand is set llnd capable \'IOfI between rniJJ[imaJ i£fting c<1pacity and a self· datermined to!ern~e I~ting Imil:, maxirrum acceptable lift, across <1 mnge of military-relevHnllifting tasks. Seventy mala soldiers (age 23.7 :t 6.1 ye

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