Maximal strength tests usually involve relatively low movement speeds and therefore reflect
Low Speed Muscular Strength
related to the force a muscle or muscle group can exert in one maximal effort. Quantified by the maximum weight that can be lifted once.
Administered afer the athlete has warmed up by performing a few sets of the test exercise with a light load. First attempt usually 50% . After 1-5 minutes recovery another attempt with increased weight is made.
High Speed Muscular Strength
Related to the ability of muscle tissue to exert high force while contracting at a high speed.