Tongue protrusion force and fatiguability in male and female subjects.

Abstract

Limb and respiratory muscle (diaphragm) strength and fatiguability have been extensively studied in man and are known to vary with age and sex. However, in contrast to limb muscles and the diaphragm, force and fatiguability characteristics have not been studied in upper airway muscles. This study examines the hypotheses that tongue protrusion strength or… (More)

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@article{Mortimore1999TonguePF, title={Tongue protrusion force and fatiguability in male and female subjects.}, author={Ian L Mortimore and Patrick Fiddes and Samantha M. Stephens and Neil J. Douglas}, journal={The European respiratory journal}, year={1999}, volume={14 1}, pages={191-5} }