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  • In this activity, students analyse data from an experiment that measures force and velocity for various load conditions in a bench press situation.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • use given force and velocity values to calculate power produced for different bench press loads
    • interpret and graph data and make predictions
    • discuss some of the methodology researchers used while setting up this experiment.

    Download the Word file (see link below) for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • student handout.

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