THE SIT-TO-STAND MUSCLE POWER TEST: AN EASY, INEXPENSIVE AND PORTABLE PROCEDURE TO ASSESS MUSCLE POWER IN OLDER PEOPLE

Review written by Dr Mariana Wingood info

BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE

Age-related muscular changes result in a significant decrease in strength and power production in older people, leading to difficulty with sit to stand transitions, stair climbing, ambulating at a faster gait speed, and reacting to a loss of balance. Such

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