hand grip strength

hand grip strength

Neurology A measure of muscle strength, evaluated with a Jamar dynamometer, often ↓ in older folks
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Therefore, for the first time, we evaluated hand grip strength, dexterity, and function in patients with primary hyperthyroidism in this study.
More than 300 people including women and children benefitted from this camp and were screened free of cost for blood glucose and other parameters including hand grip strength (muscles test), blood pressure, BMI, calories test.
The disease dramatically affects the person's daily activities, especially the necessity of obtaining and eating food, resulting from the destruction of wrist ligaments and tendons, weakened fingers and hand grip strength and limited finger movement that are all caused by the disease.
In this study, we aimed to investigate the possible relationship between hand grip strength and pulmonary muscle strength (maximum pulmonary pressures; MIP, MEP) in patients with primer fibromyalgia (PFM).
2006 did not report separate analyses for sex- or race-based subgroup, and didn't referred referred to the hand grip strength, been shown to be a highly heritable phenotype (Reed et al.
The subject were tested for the following primary outcomes: (a) range of motion of the finger joints measured with a goniometer, (b) hand grip strength evaluated with a JAMR hydraulic hand dynamometer, (c) tenderness of the finger joints measured with a Chatillion instrument dolorimeter, (d) circumference of the finger joints recorded with a jeweler's ring sizer, (e) hand pain on a visual analog scale, and (f) hand function measured by the Stanford Hand Assessment Questionnaire.
Stronger hand grip strength was associated with a 42 percent lower risk of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) in people over age 65 compared to those with weaker hand grip strength.
The results showed that both sexes found significant positive associations between an individual's hand grip strength and the perceived quality of their moves.
Table 1: Analysis of the hand grip strength variable in nutrition, creatine, glutamine and control group.
The results showed that both sexes found positive associations between a person's hand grip strength and their perceived dancing ability.
When their children were four years old, hand grip strength, lean mass, percent lean mass, and physical activity were assessed.