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Military Health System

Muscular Strength

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The maximal force that can be exerted in a single voluntary contraction of a skeletal muscle. The simplest measure of strength involves various one-repetition maximum weight-lifting test (the heaviest weight that can be lifted only once).

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DoDI 1308.03: DoD Physical Fitness Body Composition Program

Last Updated: September 16, 2022
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