A practical posture for hand grip dynamometry in the clinical setting

Hillman, T E; Nunes, Q M; Hornby, S T; Stanga, Z; Neal, K R; Rowlands, B J; Allison, S P; Lobo, D N (2005). A practical posture for hand grip dynamometry in the clinical setting. Clinical nutrition, 24(2), pp. 224-8. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.clnu.2004.09.013

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The optimal testing position for hand grip strength, which is a useful functional measure of nutritional status, is open to debate. We therefore examined the systematic difference between different postures in order to establish a methodology that is clinically relevant, easy to perform and reproducible.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition

UniBE Contributor:

Stanga, Zeno Giovanni

ISSN:

0261-5614

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:24

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 22:52

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.clnu.2004.09.013

PubMed ID:

15784482

Web of Science ID:

000228262600009

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/37908 (FactScience: 215092)

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