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Title: Fatigability of hand grip strength in persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Authors: Severijns, Deborah 
Kerkhofs, Lore
Wens, Inez 
Feys, Peter 
Issue Date: 2012
Source: Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis, 2012 Annual conference, Hamburg-Germany, May 31 - June 02, 2012
Abstract: In Persons with Multiple Sclerosis (PwMS), grip strength is one of the predictive factors in the functional use of the hand. Besides strength, also the ability to perform repeated and sustained muscle contractions is important for functionality in daily life. It is unclear whether motor fatigue or fatigability is more prominent in PwMS than in healthy persons. With this study we aimed to investigate the relationship between maximal hand grip strength and fatigability in PwMS and the difference in fatigability during both sustained and repeated maximal hand grip contractions in PwMS compared to healthy persons.
Keywords: Multiple Slerosis; Motor fatigue
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Category: C2
Type: Conference Material
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