Strength training improves the tri-digit finger-pinch force control of older adults.

@article{Keogh2007StrengthTI,
  title={Strength training improves the tri-digit finger-pinch force control of older adults.},
  author={Justin W. L. Keogh and Steve Morrison and Rod Barrett},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2007},
  volume={88 8},
  pages={1055-63}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of unilateral upper-limb strength training on the finger-pinch force control of older men. DESIGN Pretest and post-test 6-week intervention study. SETTING Exercise science research laboratory. PARTICIPANTS Eleven neurologically fit older men (age range, 70-80y). INTERVENTION The strength training group (n=7) trained twice a week for 6 weeks, performing dumbbell bicep curls, wrist flexions, and wrists extensions, while the control group subjects (n=4… CONTINUE READING
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