Tongue protrusion force and fatiguability in male and female subjects.

  title={Tongue protrusion force and fatiguability in male and female subjects.},
  author={I L Mortimore and Pamela Fiddes and Sally Stephens and Neil J. Douglas},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={14 1},
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 fatiguability, determined by the properties of the intrinsic muscles and genioglossus, may change with age and may be reduced in males… CONTINUE READING

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