Isometric grip endurance of healthy elderly men and women.

  title={Isometric grip endurance of healthy elderly men and women.},
  author={Johanne Desrosiers and Gina Bravo and R{\'e}jean H{\'e}bert},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  volume={24 1},
Grip endurance is one of the important prerequisites for good performance of the upper extremity and hence it is important to evaluate it correctly. However, we know little about normal grip endurance, especially for elderly people. The main objective of this study was to examine the age-related changes in grip isometric endurance of healthy community-dwelling elderly people. Two-hundred and eighty-six subjects aged between 60 and 90, were randomly selected from the electoral list of the city… CONTINUE READING