New assessment of forearm strength: reliability and validity.

  title={New assessment of forearm strength: reliability and validity.},
  author={Christopher Kevin Wong and Neil Moskovitz},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={64 5},
OBJECTIVE The objective was to determine the reliability of a portable forearm strength hydraulic dynamometer with a doorknob handle and assess its validity compared with a Cybex 6000 (Cybex International, Inc., Medway, MA) isometric torque assessment. METHOD Eighteen volunteers (with a total of 30 forearms) participated in this one-session methodological study to determine the intra- and interrater reliability and criterion validity of a forearm dynamometer. RESULTS Intrarater reliability… CONTINUE READING

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