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Title Muscle strength development, assessment and role in disease / Cleber Ferraresi, M.D. and Nivaldo Antonio Parizotto, Ph. D., editors
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2013]
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Series Physiology-laboratory and clinical research
Physiology-laboratory and clinical research series.
Summary Muscle function has been used to measure the healthy and functional capacity of patients, sportsmen and athletes. The knowledge about muscle function and how to properly evaluate it can be determinant factors for the success of therapies during the treatment of many diseases, as well as improving muscle performance. Handgrip strength is a measure of maximum voluntary force of the hand. It has been reliable, valid and an objective parameter to evaluate overall muscular strength, and for this reason, it has been used as a predictor of physical disability. There are several techniques to treat an
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Exercise therapy.
Muscle strength.
Form Electronic book
Author Ferraresi, Cleber, editor
Parizotto, Nivaldo Antonio, editor
ISBN 1629480983 (electronic bk.)
9781629480985 (electronic bk.)