The reliability of one vs. three trials of pain-free grip strength in subjects with rheumatoid arthritis.

@article{Kennedy2010TheRO,
  title={The reliability of one vs. three trials of pain-free grip strength in subjects with rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Donna L. Kennedy and Christina Jerosch-Herold and Mary Hickson},
  journal={Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={384-90; quiz 391}
}
STUDY DESIGN Measurement Reliability. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the test-retest reliability of one vs. the mean of three trials of pain-free grip strength in participants with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The study used was a repeated-measures, crossover design. Pain-free grip strength was measured with the Biometric E-Link Evaluation System V900S (Unit 25, Nine Mile Point Ind. Est., Gwent UK NP11 7HZ), pain levels recorded before and after grip tests with visual analog scale. High… CONTINUE READING
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