Characterizing upper limb muscle volume and strength in older adults: a comparison with young adults.

@article{Vidt2012CharacterizingUL,
  title={Characterizing upper limb muscle volume and strength in older adults: a comparison with young adults.},
  author={Meghan E. Vidt and Melissa Daly and Michael E. Miller and Cralen C Davis and Anthony P. Marsh and Katherine R. Saul},
  journal={Journal of biomechanics},
  year={2012},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={
          334-41
        }
}
Aging is associated with the loss of muscle volume (MV) and force leading to difficulties with activities of daily living. However, the relationship between upper limb MV and joint strength has not been characterized for older adults. Quantifying this relationship may help our understanding of the functional declines of the upper limb that older adults experience. Our objective was to assess the relationship between upper limb MV and maximal isometric joint moment-generating capacity (IJM) in a… Expand
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