The relationship between maximal isometric and isotonic neck strength of hockey players and wrestlers
Master of Science
SubjectMaximal isometric neck force
Neck testing techniques
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The purpose of this study was first to examine the relation between maximal isometric neck force and predicted 1-RM cervical strength values, for neck flexion and extension. The second purpose was to compare maximal isometric and predicted 1-RM neck strength values between hockey players and wrestlers. Athletes were recruited from the Lakehead University varsity hockey and wrestling teams and from the Thunder Bay North Stars, with a group of Lakehead University kinesiology students serving as a control group.