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1 A weight-training exercise that strengthens the anterior muscles of the arm. The subject stands with feet shoulder-width apart, and holds a barbell or dumbbells with an underhand grip at thigh level, then brings the weight up to the chest and lowers it back to the thigh.

2 Form of abdominal exercise similar to a sit-up, but which involves curling the chin onto the chest, while the lower back retains contact with the ground.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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