Muscle Strength and Independence for Older Individuals in Nursing Homes


TARSUSLU ŞİMŞEK T., YANARDAĞ M.

TOPICS IN GERIATRIC REHABILITATION, vol.33, no.4, pp.255-261, 2017 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/tgr.0000000000000162
  • Journal Name: TOPICS IN GERIATRIC REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.255-261
  • Keywords: activities of daily living, functional independence, handheld dynamometer, muscle strength, older persons, AGE-RELATED-CHANGES, ADULTS, COMMUNITY, PERFORMANCE, POWER, RELIABILITY, DECLINE, ABILITY, WOMEN, MASS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the effect of isometric muscle strength of the lower and upper extremities on independence in activities of daily living in older people living in nursing homes.