Assessment of quadriceps muscle performance by a hand-held dynamometer and an isokinetic dynamometer.

@article{Deones1994AssessmentOQ,
  title={Assessment of quadriceps muscle performance by a hand-held dynamometer and an isokinetic dynamometer.},
  author={V L Deones and Sean Wiley and Teddy W. Worrell},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={1994},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={296-301}
}
Assessment of muscle performance is an integral component of patient evaluation. The primary purposes of this study were to examine the relationship between isokinetic dynamometer isokinetic peak force values and hand-held dynamometer isometric peak force values when assessing quadriceps muscle performance in subjects with orthopaedic knee dysfunctions (N = 21) and to test for differences in muscle performance between injured and noninjured lower extremities using a hand-held dynamometer and an… CONTINUE READING

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