Attaining and Maintaining Isometric and Isokinetic Goals of the Shaker Exercise

@article{Easterling2005AttainingAM,
  title={Attaining and Maintaining Isometric and Isokinetic Goals of the Shaker Exercise},
  author={Caryn Easterling and B. G. Ma and MS MarkKern and Karri Sears BSW and Reza Shaker},
  journal={Dysphagia},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={133-138}
}
Previous studies have shown that the Shaker Exercise is effective in restoring oral intake in patients with deglutitive failure due to upper esophageal sphincter (UES) dysfunction. Our aim was to determine (1) exerciser compliance among healthy older adults, (2) number of days required to attain the isometric (IM) and isokinetic (IK) exercise goals, (3) rate and reason for dropout of exercisers, and (4) complaints associated with performance of the exercise. Twenty-six nondysphagic older adults… CONTINUE READING

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