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Manual muscle testing

Known as: MMT 
A graded muscle strength measurement performed as part of a physical examination without the need for specialized equipment.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Controversy exists about the differences in air pollution exposure and inhalation dose between mode of transport. We… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Rationale: Research evaluating acute respiratory failure (ARF) survivors' outcomes after hospital discharge has substantial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE To validate manual muscle testing (MMT) for strength assessment in juvenile and adult dermatomyositis (DM) and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
ObjectiveThe goal of the paper is to determine inter-rater reliability of trained examiners performing standardized strength… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The aims of the study were: (1) to assess women performing voluntary pelvic floor muscle (PFM) contractions, on initial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
This paper argues that mixed-methods triangulation can be understood as the manifestation of retroduction, the logic of inference… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Objective: To describe the sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value and diagnostic accuracy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The purpose of this study was to document the intrarater reliability of manual muscle test (MMT) grades in assessing muscle… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Physical therapists require an accurate, reliable method for measuring muscle strength. They often use manual muscle testing or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The purposes of this study were to develop a protocol to examine the reliability of manual muscle testing in a clinical setting… Expand
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