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  • Close up of a male weighter's biceps muscle.
    Rights: The University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato Published 21 June 2007 Size: 260 KB Referencing Hub media

    Muscle strength can be measured by estimating a person's one repetition maximum (1RM) – a measurement of the greatest load (in kg) that can be fully moved (lifted, pushed, or pulled) once without failure or injury.

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