Maximal isometric torque of knee extension as a function of muscle length in subjects of advancing age.

@article{Fisher1990MaximalIT,
  title={Maximal isometric torque of knee extension as a function of muscle length in subjects of advancing age.},
  author={Nadine M. Fisher and David Robert Pendergast and E C Calkins},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1990},
  volume={71 10},
  pages={729-34}
}
Many neuromuscular diseases are associated with muscle weakness. Assessment of this weakness by manual muscle testing or with hand-held equipment has been criticized. Furthermore, muscle length influences peak force development. One hundred fifty-three female and 116 male asymptomatic subjects between the ages of 20 and 80 (approximately 20 per decade) were studied. Maximal strength of the quadriceps group was determined isometrically, on a specially designed bench, at 3 hip angles (45 degrees… CONTINUE READING

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