The purpose of this thesis was to compare maximal exercise
performance in young (21 22 y) men and women. Lean leg
volume (LLV), lean upper leg volume (LULV) and lean thigh area
(LTA) were assessed in a group of 20 men and 35 women. The
subjects performed a maximal exercise test (OP) on a friction
braked cycle ergometer and external peak power output (OPP) and
the rpm corresponding to OPP (ORPM) were calculated [continued]…
A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.