Isometric Muscle Strength Measurement

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Thieme, 2002 - Medical - 146 pages
  • Precise quantification of muscle strength using a simple hand-held pull gauge
  • Measuring outcomes is easy, quick, and economical -- a most timely method in this age of managed care
  • Physical and occupational therapists will value the complete range of normal muscle-strength values (in the form of percentile curves)
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Metric Properties of Measuring Maximal Isometric
22
Sensitivity to change
26
Appendix
33
Application of the Method in Clinical Practice
136
Constructing AgeDependent Percentiles
140
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Director, Consultant in Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, aarReha Schinznach, Switzerland