MUSCULAR POWER DECLINES WITH AGE AND IS GREATER IN FEMALES
Anton, M. H., & Tanaka, H. (2003). Reductions in physiological functional capacity with age: Insight from powerlifting and weightlifting performance records. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 35(5), Supplement abstract 1786.
An analysis of top age-group powerlifting (squat, bench press, and deadlift) and weightlifting (clean and jerk, snatch) records for females (14 - 79 years) and males (14 - 89) was performed.
Implication. Muscular power declines with age and is greater in females.
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