Tongue Strength is Associated with Grip Strength and Nutritional Status in Older Adult Inpatients of a Rehabilitation Hospital

@article{Sakai2016TongueSI,
  title={Tongue Strength is Associated with Grip Strength and Nutritional Status in Older Adult Inpatients of a Rehabilitation Hospital},
  author={Kotomi Sakai and Enri Nakayama and Haruka Tohara and Tomomi Maeda and Motonobu Sugimoto and Takahiro Takehisa and Yozo Takehisa and Koichiro Ueda},
  journal={Dysphagia},
  year={2016},
  volume={32},
  pages={241-249}
}
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate whether tongue strength observed in older adult inpatients of a rehabilitation hospital is associated with muscle function, nutritional status, and dysphagia. A total of 174 older adult inpatients aged 65 years and older in rehabilitation (64 men, 110 women; median age, 84 years; interquartile range… CONTINUE READING