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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Description of MVIC procedures for each muscle

Muscle Electrode placement MVIC testing
Upper trapezius 1/2 On the line from the acromion to the spine of vertebra C7 Elevation of the acromial end of the clavicle and scapula
Biceps brachii Distal 1/3 on the line from the medial acromion to the cubital fossa Elbow flexion slightly less than or at a right angle, with the forearm in supination
Rectus femoris 1/2 On the line from the anterior superior iliac spine to the superior part of the patella Hip flexion at hip joint angles of 90° in the supine position

MVIC: maximum voluntary isometric contraction.

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