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Routine monitoring of isometric knee extension strength in patients with muscle impairments using a new portable device: cross-validation against a standard isokinetic dynamometer.

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Summary of "Routine monitoring of isometric knee extension strength in patients with muscle impairments using a new portable device: cross-validation against a standard isokinetic dynamometer."

Muscle strength is a critical clinical hallmark in both health and disease. The current study introduces a novel portable device prototype (MyoQuad) for assessing and monitoring maximal voluntary isometric knee extension torque (MVIT).

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Name: Physiological measurement
ISSN: 1361-6579
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