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Make tests and proper muscle strength measurement

Bohannon, R.W., Phillips, B.A., Lo, S.K. and Mastaglia, F.L. (2000) Make tests and proper muscle strength measurement. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitatio, 81 (10). pp. 1442-1443.

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If meaningful judgments are to be made about the presence and/or extent of muscle strength impairments, reference values to which patients' performance can be compared are required. Given the myriad of factors that can alter the force or torque measured during muscle strength testing,1 it is desirable that norms are published for use with specific test protocols. Phillips et al2 recently provided such norms for 9 muscle actions...

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Elsevier Inc.
Copyright: © 2000 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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