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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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    Published 21 June 2007, Updated 22 November 2013 Referencing Hub articles