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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Stronger hand grip strength was associated with larger total cerebral brain volume as well as better performance on cognitive tests asking people to identify similarities among objects.
upper arm length, lower arm length, upper extremity length, upper arm circumference and dominant right and non-dominant left hand grip strength were measured following standard techniques [43] and were measured in triplicate with the median value used as the criterion.
In order to assess muscle strength, hand grip strength was measured using a hand-held dynamometer.
Background: Hand grip strength (HGS) and percentage of lean body mass has been an indicator for determining strength.
Mean [+ or -] SD and " T" Test between the two Groups (experimental and control) in Dynamic balance, Hand Grip Strength , Static strength test (LS)(BS) and Performance level of running a shoot Variables Experimental group Control group Before After Before After Standing 32.
Hand grip strength may be negatively affected by local disorders of the arm or hand as well as by radiculopathy caused by nerve root compression in the cervical spine.
Hand grip strength of the patient and the control groups was measured using a Jamar hand dynamometer (Jackson, MI 49203 USA) in a sitting position with the shoulder adducted and neutrally rotated, elbow flexed at 90[degrees], and the forearm and wrist neutrally positioned.
Hand grip strength was measured by a dynamometer fixed to the arm of the chair.
The relationship between the hand grip strength (HGS) and nutritional status among the laborers were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient.
The procedure was repeated three times for the right and left hands, and the highest value is used as the hand grip strength value (Tamer, K.
TAM for the fingers and thumb, lateral pinch strength, and hand grip strength were significantly lower for the replanted hand compared to the contralateral non-injured hand (p<0.