Interlimb asymmetries: are thresholds a usable concept?

Bishop, Chris ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1505-1287 (2021) Interlimb asymmetries: are thresholds a usable concept? Strength & Conditioning Journal, 43 (1) . pp. 32-36. ISSN 1524-1602 [Article] (doi:10.1519/SSC.0000000000000554)

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Abstract

The concept of thresholds have commonly appeared in the literature for the topic of inter-limb asymmetry. However, with an abundance of literature showing asymmetry to be task and metric-specific, the use of thresholds seems flawed. When computed, practitioners are often left with a percentage figure and it is not always entirely obvious how to interpret this value. This article aims to provide practitioners with some guidelines on meaningful ways to use and interpret inter-limb asymmetry data.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > London Sport Institute > Strength and Conditioning at the London Sport Institute
Item ID: 29693
Notes on copyright: This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in Bishop, Chris PhD Interlimb Asymmetries: Are Thresholds a Usable Concept?, Strength and Conditioning Journal: February 2021 - Volume 43 - Issue 1 - p 32-36 doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000554
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Depositing User: Chris Bishop
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2020 09:07
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2022 20:59
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/29693

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