Lack of variation in muscle strength with menstrual status in healthy women aged 45–54 years: data from a national survey

@article{Bassey1996LackOV,
  title={Lack of variation in muscle strength with menstrual status in healthy women aged 45–54 years: data from a national survey},
  author={Eno-obong Bassey and Simon P Mockett and Peter H. Fentem},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={73},
  pages={382-386}
}
Isometric handgrip, quadriceps muscle strength and leg extensor power were assessed as part of a large representative survey of adult men and women in England. The gender ratios for these muscle strength measurements did not differ across age groups, which ranged from 25 to 65 years. Data from a subsample of women who were aged between 45 and 54 years and free of major health problems or current gynaecological problems (n = 299) and were analysed to see if there were differences in the muscle… CONTINUE READING
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