Eur J Appl Physiol (2017) 117:1891–1896 DOI 10.1007/s00421-017-3661-6 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Effect of rest‑pause vs. traditional bench press training on muscle strength, electromyography, and lifting volume in randomized trial protocols 1 2 2 3 J. Adam Korak · Max R. Paquette · Justin Brooks · Dana K. Fuller · John M. Coons Received: 28 July 2016 / Accepted: 13 June 2017 / Published online: 12 July 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract activation of the pectoralis major was measured on the first Purpose Rest-pause (4-s unloaded rest between repeti- and last training days. tions) training effects on one repetition maximum (1 RM), Results A two-way repeated-measures ANOVA indicated lifting volume, and neural activation via electromyography both groups significantly increased their 1 RMs following (EMG) are currently vague in the literature and can benefit the 4-week training protocol (p < .05). However, no signifi - strength and conditioning professionals for resistance train- cant differences were found in 1 RM and neural activation ing programme design. Therefore, this study compared 1 between the two groups (p > .05). An independent samples RM, neural activation via (EMG), and volume differences t test indicated that total volume lifted was significantly between rest-pause vs. traditional resistance training. higher for the rest-pause group (56,778 vs. 38,315 lbs; Methods Trained males (N = 20)
European Journal of Applied Physiology – Springer Journals
Published: Jul 12, 2017
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