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Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

Grip Strength

Purpose : Measurement of grip strength in the assessment of sarcopenia

 

Admin time :  5 min


User Friendly :  High


Administered by : GP or nurse 

 

Content : Male and Female normative values for grip strength

 

Author : -

Grip Strength

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Gait Speed Test
Gait Speed Test
Gait Speed Test

Accurate measurement of grip strength requires use of a calibrated handheld dynamometer under well-defined test conditions with interpretive data from appropriate reference populations.

Ref. : Roberts HC, Denison HJ, Martin HJ et al.  .

A review of the measurement of grip strength in clinical and epidemiological studies: towards a standardised approach.

Age Ageing 2011;40:423–9

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The Jamar Dynamometer

This Tool is used in the evaluation of Sarcopenia

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