Jamar dynamometer

Jamar dynamometer

Neurology A device used to measure muscle strength. See Hand grip strength.
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A calibrated Jamar dynamometer (Smith and Nephew, Irwington, NY 10533, USA) having 5 settings, was used to assess HST at the dominant arm.
It was recently reported to have superior criterion-related validity and reliability compared to the Jamar dynamometer for the study of adolescents (23).
Grip and pinch strength were measured using the Jamar dynamometer (E-Link, Biometrics Ltd; Newport, United Kingdom) in five positions and the pinch meter as advocated by the American Society of Hand Therapists [3-4].
The power grip force of the i-LIMB after 1 yr was remarkably low in positions 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the Jamar dynamometer.
Objectives: To determine the intra-rater reliability of three methods of grip strength testing (one trial, the mean of three trials and the best of three trials) using a Jamar dynamometer, and to evaluate levels of pain experienced during grip testing.
A hand therapist with 5 years experience assessed grip strength using a Jamar dynamometer, following a standardised test protocol.
One such instrument is the Jamar dynamometer, which measures force in a single axis and has a geometry that is not truly representative of cross sections often encountered for handles and tools.
1997) studied the third handle breadth position of a Jamar dynamometer (6.
The Jamar dynamometer is the most widely used instrument for measuring grip strength, and many test protocols have been developed because of its widespread use [19].
The Jamar dynamometer has the highest calibration accuracy of [+ or -]3 percent when compared with the digital Jamar instrument [34].
Comparison of Rolyan and Jamar dynamometers for measuring grip strength.