Thigh muscle strength and endurance in patients with COPD compared with healthy controls.

@article{JanaudisFerreira2006ThighMS,
  title={Thigh muscle strength and endurance in patients with COPD compared with healthy controls.},
  author={Tania Janaudis-Ferreira and Karin Wadell and Gunnevi Sundelin and Britta Lindstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={100 8},
  pages={1451-7}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate thigh muscle strength and endurance in patients with COPD compared with healthy controls. Forty-two patients (26 women; 16 men) with moderate to severe COPD and 53 (29 women; 24 men) age-matched healthy controls participated in the study. The subjects were tested for maximum voluntary contractions (MVC), endurance and… CONTINUE READING