Muscle Strength

Known as: Strength, Muscle, strength muscle 
The amount of force generated by MUSCLE CONTRACTION. Muscle strength can be measured during isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic contraction, either… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The loss of muscle mass is considered to be a major determinant of strength loss in aging. However, large-scale… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Lower muscle mass has been correlated with poor physical function; however, no studies have examined this relationship… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The age-related change in hormone concentrations has been hypothesized to play a role in the loss of muscle mass and muscle… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND A decline in muscle mass and muscle strength characterizes normal aging. As clinical and animal studies show a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Although loss of muscle mass is considered a cause of diminished muscle strength with aging, little is known regarding whether… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The present study examines age-related changes in skeletal muscle size and function after 12 yr. Twelve healthy sedentary men… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Testosterone (T) therapy for hypogonadal men should correct the clinical abnormalities of T deficiency, including improvement of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Athletes often take androgenic steroids in an attempt to increase their strength. The efficacy of these substances for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The isokinetic strength of the elbow and knee extensors and flexors was measured in 200 healthy 45- to 78-yr-old men and women to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Muscle dysfunction and associated mobility impairment, common among the frail elderly, increase the risk of falls, fractures, and… (More)
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