Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/6832
Title: Lower limbs relative strength and composite indices of femoral neck strength in a group of young adult men
Authors: Khalil, N.
Pinti, A.
Khoury, G.
Khawaja, A.
Hage, Rawad El 
Affiliations: Department of Physical Education 
Keywords: Hip geometry
Lean mass
Peak bone mass
Issue Date: 2023-06
Publisher: Elsevier
Part of: Science and Sports
Volume: 38
Issue: 4
Start page: 435
End page: 438
Abstract: 
Introduction: The aim of the current study was to investigate the relationships between relative strength of the lower limbs and composite indices of femoral neck strength (compression strength index [CSI], bending strength index [BSI] and impact strength index [ISI]) in a group of young adult men. Summary of facts and results: In all, 54 Lebanese young men whose ages range from 20 to 30 years (24.4 ± 3.1 years) participated in our study. Body composition and hip bone mineral density were assessed by DXA. CSI, BSI and ISI were calculated. One-repetition maximum (1-RM) half-squat, 1-RM deadlift and 1-RM bench-press were measured. 1-RM half-squat/body mass was positively correlated to CSI (r = 0.35; P < 0.01), BSI (r = 0.33; P < 0.05) and ISI (r = 0.32; P < 0.05), but negatively correlated to fat mass percentage (r = −0.37; P < 0.01). Conclusion: The current study suggests that relative muscular strength of lower limbs is positively correlated to composite indices of femoral neck strength in young men.
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/6832
ISSN: 07651597
DOI: 10.1016/j.scispo.2023.04.002
Ezproxy URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Department of Physical Education

Show full item record

Record view(s)

39
checked on Apr 15, 2024

Google ScholarTM

Check

Dimensions Altmetric

Dimensions Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.