grip dynamometer

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grip dynamometer

instrument for measuring the maximum isometric force with which an individual can squeeze two handles together between palm and fingers. Also known as handgrip dynamometer.
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The next instant the stranger felt the miner's hand grip his wrist.
It was a long-handled tomahawk, the head of it an ordinary shingler's hatchet, the haft of it, native-made, a black and polished piece of hard wood, inlaid in rude designs with mother-of-pearl and wrapped with coconut sennit to make a hand grip.
Researchers have found every 5kg increase in hand grip strength relates to an 18 per cent decrease in the likelihood of erectile dysfunction.
Aims and Objectives: To compare the electromyogram (EMG), hand grip strength (HGS) and time to fatigue in matched groups V and NV.
This interesting semiautomatic, the stock of which had the remnants of Korean military markings, was fitted with a T-3 scope, proper front hand grip and included an original GI case with power pack and battery pack.
The researchers used data on hand grip strength from more than 140,000 participants in the UK Biobank study, combined with 50,000 additional individuals from the UK, the Netherlands, Denmark and Australia to identify 16 common genetic variants that are associated with muscle strength.
Participants were also assessed on several strength measurements including standing long jump, the right hand grip, left hand grip, vertical jump, leg strength, sit-up and push up.
It is equipped with one warning and three working (two front, one rear) lights; adjustable steering column and pedal; hand grip operation; hour and resettable work cycle counters; joystick, horn and radio; and, heated cabin.
Psychologists conducted tests in which volunteers had to swear before intense sessions on an exercise bike, or squeezing a device that measures hand grip strength.
Blomkvist AW, Andersen S, deBruin ED, Jorgensen MG Isometric hand grip strength measured by Nintendo wii balance board-a reliable new method.
Handgrip strength was recorded with the adjustable digital hand grip dynamometer (Taki Scientific Instruments Co, LTD.
According to organizers, this camp will offer free screening for Cholesterol, Glucose, BMI (Body Mass Index), Hand Grip Strength (Muscles Test) and Blood Pressure Check-up.