Gender Differences in Ultrasound Imaging of Lateral Abdominal Muscle Thickness and Trunk Mobility

SUMMARY Background. A number of gender differences are of great importance in the research interpretation, being a differentiating variable in many of them. The example is a varied structure of the musculoskeletal system. The objective of this study was to determine corelations between gender and thickness of the abdominal muscles as well as selected trunk mobility parameters. Methods. The … Continued

Grip Strength and Endurance: Influences of Anthropometric Characteristics, Posture, and Gender

SUMMARY Background. The maximum grip strength measurement assesses the effectiveness of therapeutic approaches for upper limb dysfunction, provides an objective measure of the reliability of hand functions, and measures functional performance during occupational tasks. Objective. The purpose of the study was to investigate muscle performance in terms of grip strength and endurance in both genders … Continued

Prevalence of the Palmaris Longus Muscle in Indian American Population through Clinical Evaluation

SUMMARY Background. The variability in the prevalence of Palmaris longus (PL) agenesis has been well-documented in various ethnic groups and populations. Lamentably, there is no previous study in the literature has reported the prevalence of PL agenesis in the Indian American population. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of PL agenesis and its association with gender, body side … Continued