Relative Strength at the Hip, Knee, and Ankle Is Lower Among Younger and Older Females Who Are Obese
4 monthes ago - By LWW
Background and Purpose: The mobility of individuals who are obese can be limited compared with their healthy weight counterparts. Lower limb strength has been associated with mobility, and reduced strength may contribute to mobility limitation among individuals who are obese. However, our understanding of the effects of obesity on lower limb strength is limited. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of obesity and age on extension and flexion strength at the hip, knee, and ankle.
Methods: Using a cross-sectional design, 10 younger healthy weight , 10 younger obese , 10...
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Health Characteristics, Neuromuscular Attributes, and Mobility Among Primary Care Patients With Symptomatic Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Secondary Analysis
4 monthes ago - By LWW
Background and Purpose: Mobility problems are common among older adults. Symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis is a major contributor to mobility limitations among older primary care patients. In comparison with older primary care patients with mobility problems but without SLSS, it is unclear how mobility problems differ in older primary care patients with SLSS. The purpose of this study was to compare health characteristics, neuromuscular attributes, and mobility status in a sample of older primary care patients with and without SLSS who were at risk for mobility decline. We hypothesized...
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