muscle strength


Summary: The amount of force generated by MUSCLE CONTRACTION. Muscle strength can be measured during isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic contraction, either manually or using a device such as a MUSCLE STRENGTH DYNAMOMETER.

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  1. Melzer I, Benjuya N, Kaplanski J, Alexander N. Association between ankle muscle strength and limit of stability in older adults. Age Ageing. 2009;38:119-23 pubmed publisher
  2. Chen L, Nelson D, Zhao Y, Cui Z, Johnston J. Relationship between muscle mass and muscle strength, and the impact of comorbidities: a population-based, cross-sectional study of older adults in the United States. BMC Geriatr. 2013;13:74 pubmed publisher
    Loss of muscle mass and muscle strength are natural consequences of the aging process, accompanied by an increased prevalence of chronic health conditions...
  3. Seto J, Quinlan K, Lek M, Zheng X, Garton F, MacArthur D, et al. ACTN3 genotype influences muscle performance through the regulation of calcineurin signaling. J Clin Invest. 2013;123:4255-63 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, we have demonstrated that the sarcomeric ?-actinins play a role in the regulation of calcineurin signaling. ..
  4. Tennfjord M, Muleta M, Kiserud T. Musculoskeletal sequelae in patients with obstetric fistula - a case-control study. BMC Womens Health. 2014;14:136 pubmed publisher
    ..The following was recorded: height, weight, past and present walking difficulties, pain, muscle strength and joint range of motion, circumference and reflexes...
  5. Parker Autry C, Houston D, Rushing J, Richter H, Subak L, Kanaya A, et al. Characterizing the Functional Decline of Older Women With Incident Urinary Incontinence. Obstet Gynecol. 2017;130:1025-1032 pubmed publisher
  6. Daly R, Rosengren B, Alwis G, Ahlborg H, Sernbo I, Karlsson M. Gender specific age-related changes in bone density, muscle strength and functional performance in the elderly: a-10 year prospective population-based study. BMC Geriatr. 2013;13:71 pubmed publisher
    Age-related losses in bone mineral density (BMD), muscle strength, balance, and gait have been linked to an increased risk of falls, fractures and disability, but few prospective studies have compared the timing, rate and pattern of ..
  7. Bjersing J, Larsson A, Palstam A, Ernberg M, Bileviciute Ljungar I, Löfgren M, et al. Benefits of resistance exercise in lean women with fibromyalgia: involvement of IGF-1 and leptin. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017;18:106 pubmed publisher
    ..factors in lean, overweight and obese women during resistance exercise, in relation to symptom severity and muscle strength in women with FM...
  8. Pouliot Laforte A, Lemay M, Rauch F, Veilleux L. Static Postural Control in Youth With Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type I. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2017;98:1948-1954 pubmed publisher
    ..Removing visual information resulted in a larger increase in postural control parameters in the OI group than in the TD group. A proprioceptive deficit could explain poorer postural control in individuals with OI type I. ..
  9. Winters Stone K, Horak F, Jacobs P, Trubowitz P, Dieckmann N, Stoyles S, et al. Falls, Functioning, and Disability Among Women With Persistent Symptoms of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy. J Clin Oncol. 2017;35:2604-2612 pubmed publisher
    ..CIPN must be assessed earlier in the clinical pathway, and strategies to limit symptom progression and to improve function must be included in clinical and survivorship care plans. ..

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  1. Trombeta J, Prestes J, Nascimento D, Tibana R, Pereira G, Lima T, et al. New insights into the effects of irisin levels in HIV-infected subjects: correlation with adiposity, fat-free mass, and strength parameters. Arch Endocrinol Metab. 2017;61:382-390 pubmed publisher
    ..possible correlations between irisin levels with fat mass, fat-free mass, body mass index (BMI), and muscle strength. Cross-sectional study of 10 men (36.7 ± 11.3 years) and 10 women (42.5 ± 10...
  2. Küüsmaa Schildt M, Eklund D, Avela J, Rytkönen T, Newton R, Izquierdo M, et al. Neuromuscular Adaptations to Combined Strength and Endurance Training: Order and Time-of-Day. Int J Sports Med. 2017;38:707-716 pubmed publisher
  3. Heikkinen J, Lantto I, Piilonen J, Flinkkilä T, Ohtonen P, Siira P, et al. Tendon Length, Calf Muscle Atrophy, and Strength Deficit After Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture: Long-Term Follow-up of Patients in a Previous Study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017;99:1509-1515 pubmed publisher
    ..Therapeutic Level II. See Instructions for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence. ..
  4. Gallagher J. Vitamin D deficiency and muscle strength: are they related?. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012;97:4366-9 pubmed publisher
  5. Haslam A, Hausman D, Davey A, Elaine Cress M, Johnson M, Poon L. Associations between anemia and physical function in Georgia centenarians. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60:2362-3 pubmed publisher
  6. Cowling B, Chevremont T, Prokic I, Kretz C, Ferry A, Coirault C, et al. Reducing dynamin 2 expression rescues X-linked centronuclear myopathy. J Clin Invest. 2014;124:1350-63 pubmed publisher
    ..reduction of DNM2 in XLCNM mice restored life span, whole-body strength, and diaphragm function and increased muscle strength. Additionally, classic CNM-associated histological features, including fiber atrophy and nuclei ..
  7. Sreenivasa M, Ayusawa K, Nakamura Y. Modeling and Identification of a Realistic Spiking Neural Network and Musculoskeletal Model of the Human Arm, and an Application to the Stretch Reflex. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2016;24:591-602 pubmed publisher
    ..This additional layer of detail in neuromuscular models has important relevance to the research communities of rehabilitation and clinical movement analysis by providing a mathematical approach to studying neuromuscular pathology. ..
  8. França E, Ribeiro L, Lamenha G, Magalhães I, Figueiredo T, Costa M, et al. Oxidative stress and immune system analysis after cycle ergometer use in critical patients. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2017;72:143-149 pubmed publisher
    The passive cycle ergometer aims to prevent hypotrophy and improve muscle strength, with a consequent reduction in hospitalization time in the intensive care unit and functional improvement...
  9. Sogbein O, Sondekoppam R, Bryant D, Johnston D, Vasarhelyi E, MacDonald S, et al. Ultrasound-Guided Motor-Sparing Knee Blocks for Postoperative Analgesia Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Blinded Study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017;99:1274-1281 pubmed publisher
    ..a motor-sparing block provides longer analgesia than periarticular infiltration with retention of quadriceps muscle strength, function, patient satisfaction, and a short hospital stay. Therapeutic Level I...
  10. Na E, De Jesus Cortes H, Martinez Rivera A, Kabir Z, Wang J, Ramesh V, et al. D-cycloserine improves synaptic transmission in an animal model of Rett syndrome. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0183026 pubmed publisher
    ..DCS treatment did, however, partially restore lower BDNF levels in the brain stem and striatum. Thus, treatment with DCS may mitigate the severity of some of the neurobehavioral symptoms experienced by patients with Rett syndrome. ..
  11. Hubbard R, O Mahony M, Woodhouse K. Characterising frailty in the clinical setting--a comparison of different approaches. Age Ageing. 2009;38:115-9 pubmed publisher
  12. Kulkarni B, Kuper H, Radhakrishna K, Hills A, Byrne N, Taylor A, et al. The association of early life supplemental nutrition with lean body mass and grip strength in adulthood: evidence from APCAPS. Am J Epidemiol. 2014;179:700-9 pubmed publisher
    In the present study, we examined the associations of early nutrition with adult lean body mass (LBM) and muscle strength in a birth cohort that was established to assess the long-term impact of a nutrition program...
  13. Farsijani S, Payette H, Morais J, Shatenstein B, Gaudreau P, Chevalier S. Even mealtime distribution of protein intake is associated with greater muscle strength, but not with 3-y physical function decline, in free-living older adults: the Quebec longitudinal study on Nutrition as a Determinant of Successful Aging (NuAge s. Am J Clin Nutr. 2017;106:113-124 pubmed publisher
    ..performance, which was measured yearly, was grouped into the following 2 functional composite scores: muscle strength (handgrip, arm, and leg) and mobility (timed-up-and-go, chair stand, and walking speed)...
  14. Matsugaki R, Kuhara S, Saeki S, Jiang Y, Michishita R, Ohta M, et al. Effectiveness of workplace exercise supervised by a physical therapist among nurses conducting shift work: A randomized controlled trial. J Occup Health. 2017;59:327-335 pubmed publisher
    ..The primary outcome was aerobic fitness, and the secondary outcomes were muscle strength, anthropometric data, biochemical parameters, and mental health...
  15. Kostka J, Czernicki J, Pruszyńska M, Miller E. Strength of knee flexors of the paretic limb as an important determinant of functional status in post-stroke rehabilitation. Neurol Neurochir Pol. 2017;51:227-233 pubmed publisher
    ..Both baseline and post-rehabilitation functional status was associated with knee flexor and extensor muscle strength of paretic but not of non-paretic limbs...
  16. Freyschlag C, Kerschbaumer J, Pinggera D, Bacher G, Mur E, Thome C. Structured Evaluation of Glioma Patients by an Occupational Therapist-Is Our Clinical Examination Enough?. World Neurosurg. 2017;103:493-500 pubmed publisher
    ..Routine clinical examination and neuropsychological evaluation fail to detect mild deficits in sensory function, reactivity, and apraxia, which may have a serious impact on patients' ability to return to their normal lives and work. ..
  17. Naclerio F, Larumbe Zabala E. Relative Load Prediction by Velocity and the OMNI-RES 0-10 Scale in Parallel Squat. J Strength Cond Res. 2017;31:1585-1591 pubmed publisher
    ..07 + 9.63 [rate of perceived exertion]), respectively. The strong association between relative load with AV and the rate of perceived exertion supports the use of both predictive variables to estimate strength performance in PSQ...
  18. Harada H, Kai H, Shibata R, Niiyama H, Nishiyama Y, Murohara T, et al. New diagnostic index for sarcopenia in patients with cardiovascular diseases. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178123 pubmed publisher
    ..6134. Sarcopenia index had a significant correlation with the conventional diagnostic parameters of sarcopenia. Our new sarcopenia index using simple parameters would be useful for diagnosing sarcopenia in CVD patients. ..
  19. Barczyk Pawelec K, Dziubek W, Piechura J, Rozek K. Correlations between somatic features, anteroposterior spinal curvatures and trunk muscle strength in schoolchildren. Acta Bioeng Biomech. 2017;19:133-139 pubmed
    ..Somatic features indicated stronger correlation with trunk muscles' strength than with the size of the anteroposterior spinal curves. ..
  20. Allgöwer K, Hermsdörfer J. Fine motor skills predict performance in the Jebsen Taylor Hand Function Test after stroke. Clin Neurophysiol. 2017;128:1858-1871 pubmed publisher
    ..We revealed a factor structure behind fine motor impairments following stroke and showed that it explains JTHFT results to a large extend. This result can serve as a basis for improving diagnostics and enabling more targeted therapy. ..
  21. Ciesla N, Dinglas V, Fan E, Kho M, Kuramoto J, Needham D. Manual muscle testing: a method of measuring extremity muscle strength applied to critically ill patients. J Vis Exp. 2011;: pubmed publisher
    ..These muscles were chosen based on the standard approach for evaluating patients for ICU-acquired weakness used in prior publications. (1,2). ..
  22. Thuesen B, Cerqueira C, Aadahl M, Ebstrup J, Toft U, Thyssen J, et al. Cohort Profile: the Health2006 cohort, research centre for prevention and health. Int J Epidemiol. 2014;43:568-75 pubmed publisher
  23. Moisey L, Mourtzakis M, Cotton B, Premji T, Heyland D, Wade C, et al. Skeletal muscle predicts ventilator-free days, ICU-free days, and mortality in elderly ICU patients. Crit Care. 2013;17:R206 pubmed publisher
    ..Measurement of muscularity allows for the early identification of at-risk patients who may benefit from aggressive and multidisciplinary nutritional and rehabilitative strategies. ..
  24. Mattar M, Gualano B, Perandini L, Shinjo S, Lima F, Sá Pinto A, et al. Safety and possible effects of low-intensity resistance training associated with partial blood flow restriction in polymyositis and dermatomyositis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2014;16:473 pubmed publisher
    ..Assessments of muscle strength, physical function, quadriceps cross sectional (CSA) area, health-related quality of life, and clinical and ..
  25. Vining R, Gosselin D, Thurmond J, Case K, Bruch F. Interdisciplinary rehabilitation for a patient with incomplete cervical spinal cord injury and multimorbidity: A case report. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7837 pubmed publisher
    ..Several specialties functioning within an interdisciplinary team fulfilled complementary roles to support rehabilitation for a patient with SCI. ..
  26. Ferrucci L, de Cabo R, Knuth N, Studenski S. Of Greek heroes, wiggling worms, mighty mice, and old body builders. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67:13-6 pubmed publisher
  27. Patel B, Pohlman A, Hall J, Kress J. Impact of early mobilization on glycemic control and ICU-acquired weakness in critically ill patients who are mechanically ventilated. Chest. 2014;146:583-589 pubmed publisher
    ..Every patient had IIT and blinded muscle strength testing on hospital discharge to determine the incidence of clinically apparent weakness...
  28. Jiang C, Ranganathan V, Siemionow V, Yue G. The level of effort, rather than muscle exercise intensity determines strength gain following a six-week training. Life Sci. 2017;178:30-34 pubmed publisher
    ..a low-intensity (30% maximal voluntary contraction [MVC]) muscle exercise training program on increasing muscle strength. Eighteen young and healthy individuals were randomly assigned to one of three groups: high mental effort (..
  29. Rushton D, Andres P, Allred P, Baloh R, Svendsen C. Patients with ALS show highly correlated progression rates in left and right limb muscles. Neurology. 2017;89:196-206 pubmed publisher
    ..A large cohort of patients was used to assess decline in muscle strength in right and left limbs over time using 2 different methods: The Tufts Quantitative Neuromuscular Exam and ..
  30. Wischmeyer P, Puthucheary Z, San Millan I, Butz D, Grocott M. Muscle mass and physical recovery in ICU: innovations for targeting of nutrition and exercise. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2017;23:269-278 pubmed publisher
    ..These interventions should provide hope that we will soon begin to create more 'survivors' and fewer victim's post-ICU care. ..
  31. Kanda K, Sakuma J, Akimoto T, Kawakami Y, Suzuki K. Detection of titin fragments in urine in response to exercise-induced muscle damage. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0181623 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that the urinary titin fragment is potentially a noninvasive biomarker of muscle damage. ..
  32. Draganidis D, Chondrogianni N, Chatzinikolaou A, Terzis G, Karagounis L, Sovatzidis A, et al. Protein ingestion preserves proteasome activity during intense aseptic inflammation and facilitates skeletal muscle recovery in humans. Br J Nutr. 2017;118:189-200 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Muscle strength and soreness were assessed before exercise, 6 h post exercise and then daily for 8 consecutive days...
  33. . Adult participation in aerobic and muscle-strengthening physical activities--United States, 2011. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2013;62:326-30 pubmed
  34. Hartigan E, Aucoin J, Carlson R, Klieber Kusak M, Murray T, Shaw B, et al. Relationships Between Knee Extension Moments During Weighted and Unweighted Gait and Strength Measures That Predict Knee Moments After ACL Reconstruction. Sports Health. 2017;9:356-363 pubmed publisher
    ..Gait retraining is recommended to correct asymmetrical KEMI profiles used across gait tasks in women. ..
  35. Khemani R, Sekayan T, Hotz J, Flink R, Rafferty G, Iyer N, et al. Risk Factors for Pediatric Extubation Failure: The Importance of Respiratory Muscle Strength. Crit Care Med. 2017;45:e798-e805 pubmed publisher
    ..We sought to identify risk factors for pediatric extubation failure, with specific attention to respiratory muscle strength. Secondary analysis of prospectively collected data. Tertiary care PICU...
  36. Torres S, Robinson S, Orellana L, O Connell S, Grimes C, Mundell N, et al. Effects of progressive resistance training combined with a protein-enriched lean red meat diet on health-related quality of life in elderly women: secondary analysis of a 4-month cluster randomised controlled trial. Br J Nutr. 2017;117:1550-1559 pubmed publisher
    ..HR-QoL (SF-36 Health Survey questionnaire), lower limb maximum muscle strength and lean tissue mass (LTM) (dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry) were assessed at baseline and 4 months...
  37. Er G, Angın E. Determining the relationship of kinesiophobia with respiratory functions and functional capacity in ankylosing spondylitis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e7486 pubmed publisher
    ..Metrology Index (BASMI), in addition to the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia (TKS), PFTs, respiratory muscle strength, pain evaluation, and 6-minute walking test (6MWT).The mean values were found as the following: TKS, 41...
  38. Morley J. Do frail older persons need more protein?. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2012;13:667-8 pubmed publisher
  39. Knoop J, Dekker J, Klein J, van der Leeden M, van der Esch M, Reiding D, et al. Biomechanical factors and physical examination findings in osteoarthritis of the knee: associations with tissue abnormalities assessed by conventional radiography and high-resolution 3.0 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging. Arthritis Res Ther. 2012;14:R212 pubmed publisher
    ..bone marrow lesions, effusion and synovitis) were related to biomechanical factors (quadriceps and hamstrings muscle strength, proprioceptive accuracy and varus-valgus laxity) and physical examination findings (bony tenderness, ..
  40. Borges P, Santos T, Procópio P, Chelidonopoulos J, Zambelli R, Ocarino J. Passive stiffness of the ankle and plantar flexor muscle performance after Achilles tendon repair: a cross-sectional study. Braz J Phys Ther. 2017;21:51-57 pubmed publisher
    Deficits in ankle muscle strength and ankle stiffness may be present in those subjects who underwent surgical treatment for an Achilles tendon rupture...
  41. Oliveira L, Verneque D, Menegaldo L. The influence of aging on the isometric torque sharing patterns among the plantar flexor muscles. Acta Bioeng Biomech. 2017;19:41-45 pubmed
    ..b>Muscle strength (muscle torque/body mass) was significantly greater for all TS components in 40% MVC contractions...
  42. Rosso A, Verghese J, Metti A, Boudreau R, Aizenstein H, Kritchevsky S, et al. Slowing gait and risk for cognitive impairment: The hippocampus as a shared neural substrate. Neurology. 2017;89:336-342 pubmed publisher
    ..Nonparametric correlations adjusted for demographics, comorbidities, muscle strength, and knee pain assessed associations of time to walk with GMV...
  43. Rodriguez N, Di Marco N, Langley S. American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Nutrition and athletic performance. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009;41:709-31 pubmed publisher
    ..A qualified sports dietitian and, in particular, the Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics in the United States, should provide individualized nutrition direction and advice after a comprehensive nutrition assessment. ..
  44. Pagorek S. Effect of manual mobilization with movement on pain and strength in adults with chronic lateral epicondylitis. J Sport Rehabil. 2009;18:448-57 pubmed
  45. Ferrucci L, Studenski S. Diabetes, muscles, and the myth of Ulysses' bow. Diabetes Care. 2009;32:2136-7 pubmed publisher
  46. Rogan S, Hilfiker R. [Training methods - increase muscle strength due to whole-body vibration - force with Hz]. Sportverletz Sportschaden. 2012;26:185-7 pubmed publisher
  47. Lepley L, Lepley A, Onate J, Grooms D. Eccentric Exercise to Enhance Neuromuscular Control. Sports Health. 2017;9:333-340 pubmed publisher
    ..There is mounting evidence that eccentric exercise is not only a therapeutic intervention influencing muscle morphology but also targets unique alterations in neuromuscular control, influencing injury risk. ..
  48. Othong R, Trakulsrichai S, Wananukul W. Diospyros rhodocalyx (Tako-Na), a Thai folk medicine, associated with hypokalemia and generalized muscle weakness: a case series. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017;55:986-990 pubmed publisher
    ..Glycyrrhetic acid is potent in inhibiting 11-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase, and causes pseudoaldosteronism. We hypothesize that the compounds in Tako-Na act in the same way as glycyrrhetic acid in producing pseudoaldosteronism. ..
  49. Okubo B, Matos A, Ribeiro Junior H, Borges D, Oliveira R, de Castro M, et al. Myelodysplastic syndrome patients present more severe respiratory muscle impairment and reduced forced vital capacity: Is disordered inflammatory signaling the culprit?. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0184079 pubmed publisher
    ..The main objectives of this study were to evaluate respiratory muscle strength and lung function in elderly patients with anemia, compare data between myelodysplastic syndromes and non-..
  50. Michaleff Z, Kamper S. PEDro systematic review update: the effectiveness of physiotherapy exercises in subacromical impingement syndrome. Br J Sports Med. 2013;47:927-8 pubmed publisher
  51. Decostre V, Canal A, Ollivier G, Ledoux I, Moraux A, Doppler V, et al. Wrist flexion and extension torques measured by highly sensitive dynamometer in healthy subjects from 5 to 80 years. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015;16:4 pubmed publisher
    ..With the development of new therapies, thorough measurement of muscle strength is crucial to document natural disease progression and to assess treatment efficacy...
  52. Reinders I, Murphy R, Brouwer I, Visser M, Launer L, Siggeirsdottir K, et al. Muscle Quality and Myosteatosis: Novel Associations With Mortality Risk: The Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility (AGES)-Reykjavik Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2016;183:53-60 pubmed publisher
    ..08, 95% CI: 1.01, 1.16). This study shows that muscle composition is associated with mortality risk. These results also show the importance of improving muscle strength and area and lowering muscle adipose tissue infiltration.
  53. Ni M, Brown L, Lawler D, Bean J. Reliability, Validity, and Minimal Detectable Change of Four-Step Stair Climb Power Test in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Phys Ther. 2017;97:767-773 pubmed publisher
    ..Interrater reliability was not evaluated. The 4SCPT shows scientific promise as a valid and reliable leg power measurement among community-dwelling older adults. ..
  54. Vieira F, Olivoto R, Silva P, Francisco J, Fogaça R. Functional Effects of Hyperthyroidism on Cardiac Papillary Muscle in Rats. Arq Bras Cardiol. 2016;107:542-549 pubmed publisher
    ..973). We hypothesize that the changes observed are likely due to a decrease in calcium content in the sarcoplasmic reticulum, caused by calcium leakage, decreased expression of NCX, and increased expression of a-MHC and SERCA2. ..
  55. Zhao Y, Xiao M, Tang F, Tang W, Yin H, Sun G, et al. The effect of water immersion delivery on the strength of pelvic floor muscle and pelvic floor disorders during postpartum period: An experimental study. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e8124 pubmed publisher
    ..The strength of PFM during postpartum period can be improved by doing Kegel exercise at home. ..
  56. Justice J, Carter C, Beck H, Gioscia Ryan R, McQueen M, Enoka R, et al. Battery of behavioral tests in mice that models age-associated changes in human motor function. Age (Dordr). 2014;36:583-92 pubmed
  57. Brech G, Ciolac E, Peterson M, Greve J. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels are associated with functional capacity but not with postural balance in osteoporotic postmenopausal women. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2017;72:11-16 pubmed publisher
    ..decrease calcium fixation in the bones and calcium transport in the sarcoplasmic reticulum, which impairs muscle strength, possibly leading to detrimental consequences for the preservation of functional capacity and postural ..
  58. Williams D, Buxton J, Kantomaa M, Tammelin T, Blakemore A, Jarvelin M. Associations of Leukocyte Telomere Length With Aerobic and Muscular Fitness in Young Adults. Am J Epidemiol. 2017;185:529-537 pubmed publisher
    ..associations of mean relative leukocyte telomere length (LTL) with objective measures of aerobic fitness, muscle strength, and muscle endurance, using data on 31-year-old participants of the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 (n =..
  59. Kataoka H, Miyatake N, Kitayama N, Murao S, Tanaka S. Toe Pinch Force in Male Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients. Acta Med Okayama. 2017;71:143-149 pubmed publisher
    ..Reduced toe pinch force is a fundamental feature of motor dysfunction in men with T2DM, and diabetic polyneuropathy might be associated with toe pinch force in these patients. ..
  60. Uritani D, Fukumoto T, Myodo T, Fujikawa K, Usui M, Tatara D. The association between toe grip strength and osteoarthritis of the knee in Japanese women: A multicenter cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0186454 pubmed publisher
    ..Increasing toe grip strength might provide a practical intervention for patients with knee osteoarthritis...
  61. Atroshi I, Flondell M, Hofer M, Ranstam J. Methylprednisolone injections for the carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159:309-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Region of Scania Research and Development Foundation and Hässleholm Hospital Organization. ..
  62. Winter L, Staszewska I, Mihailovska E, Fischer I, Goldmann W, Schroder R, et al. Chemical chaperone ameliorates pathological protein aggregation in plectin-deficient muscle. J Clin Invest. 2014;124:1144-57 pubmed
    ..Together, these data demonstrate the biological relevance of the MFM cell model and suggest that this model has potential use for the development of therapeutic approaches for EBS-MD. ..
  63. Ferraro D, Fábrica G. Differences in the utilisation of active power in squat and countermovement jumps. Eur J Sport Sci. 2017;17:673-680 pubmed publisher
    ..In this way it is possible to achieve a better performance in CMJ with less active power. ..
  64. Rodrigues da Silva J, de Rezende M, Spada T, da Silva Francisco L, Greve J, Ciolac E. Effects of Motor Learning on Clinical Isokinetic Test Performance in Knee Osteoarthritis Patients. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2017;72:202-206 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that performing two tests with a short recovery (2 min) between them could be used to reduce motor learning effects on clinical isokinetic testing of the knee joint in knee osteoarthritis patients. ..
  65. Moreira Marconi E, Sá Caputo D, Dionello C, Guedes Aguiar E, Sousa Gonçalves C, Morel D, et al. WHOLE-BODY VIBRATION EXERCISE IS WELL TOLERATED IN PATIENTS WITH DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2017;14:2-10 pubmed publisher
    ..No significant changes in bone mass, muscle strength or bone markers. Some patients reported subjective functional improvement during training. Interpretation...
  66. Gadducci A, de Cleva R, de Faria Santarém G, Silva P, Greve J, Santo M. Muscle strength and body composition in severe obesity. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2017;72:272-275 pubmed publisher
    ..Individuals with severe obesity should strive for greater absolute torques, fat-free mass and especially fat-free mass of the lower limbs to prevent functional limitations and physical incapacity. ..
  67. Thomas C, Comfort P, Dos Santos T, Jones P. Determining Bilateral Strength Imbalances in Youth Basketball Athletes. Int J Sports Med. 2017;38:683-690 pubmed publisher
    The aims of this study were: 1) to compare the strongest (D) and weakest (ND) limbs in determining muscle strength asymmetry (MSA) ratios among various muscle strength qualities and 2) to determine the relationships among various muscle ..
  68. Yamada Y, Buehring B, Krueger D, Anderson R, Schoeller D, Binkley N. Electrical Properties Assessed by Bioelectrical Impedance Spectroscopy as Biomarkers of Age-related Loss of Skeletal Muscle Quantity and Quality. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017;72:1180-1186 pubmed publisher
    ..This finding underscores the value of S-BIS to measure muscle composition rather than lean mass as measured by DXA and suggests that S-BIS should be highly informative in skeletal muscle physiology. ..
  69. Davey R, Clarke M, Russell P, Rana K, Seto J, Roeszler K, et al. Androgen Action via the Androgen Receptor in Neurons Within the Brain Positively Regulates Muscle Mass in Male Mice. Endocrinology. 2017;158:3684-3695 pubmed publisher
    ..extensor digitorum longus hind-limb muscles was decreased by 10% in neuron-ARKOs at 12 weeks of age, whereas muscle strength and fatigue of the Gast were unaffected...
  70. Wang E, Nyberg S, Hoff J, Zhao J, Leivseth G, Tørhaug T, et al. Impact of maximal strength training on work efficiency and muscle fiber type in the elderly: Implications for physical function and fall prevention. Exp Gerontol. 2017;91:64-71 pubmed publisher
  71. Lozano Montoya I, Correa Pérez A, Abraha I, Soiza R, Cherubini A, O Mahony D, et al. Nonpharmacological interventions to treat physical frailty and sarcopenia in older patients: a systematic overview - the SENATOR Project ONTOP Series. Clin Interv Aging. 2017;12:721-740 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Muscle strength (MS; except for one study in a frail population) and physical performance (PP; except for another study in a ..
  72. Schieber M, Hasenkamp R, Pipinos I, Johanning J, Stergiou N, DeSpiegelaere H, et al. Muscle strength and control characteristics are altered by peripheral artery disease. J Vasc Surg. 2017;66:178-186.e12 pubmed publisher
    ..Our goal was to develop muscle strength profiles to better understand the problems in motor control responsible for the walking impairment in ..
  73. Kamada Y, Masuda T, Tanaka S, Akiyama A, Nakamura T, Hamazaki N, et al. Muscle Weakness Is Associated With an Increase of Left Ventricular Mass Through Excessive Blood Pressure Elevation During Exercise in Patients With Hypertension. Int Heart J. 2017;58:551-556 pubmed publisher
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