The Influence of Age-related Changes in Tactile Sensibility and Muscular Strength on Hand Function in Older Adult Females

@inproceedings{Murata2010TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Age-related Changes in Tactile Sensibility and Muscular Strength on Hand Function in Older Adult Females},
  author={J Murata and Shin Murata and Jiro Hiroshige and Hiroshi Ohtao and Jun Horie and Yoshihiro Kai},
  year={2010}
}
Background: Aging affects the human hand function. For example, a decline in manual dexterity often accompanies old age. This decline corresponds to age-related changes in muscle and/or tactile functions. This study investigated whether age-related changes in muscular strength and tactile sensibility are related to the hand function. Methods: The subjects consisted of sixty-four older adult females. The hand function was assessed using Perdue pegboard test. The handgrip strength was measured… CONTINUE READING
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