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Table 3 Muscle strength values comparation between symptomatic X asymptomatic upper extremity with Biodex System 4 Pro™

From: Association between muscle strength, upper extremity fatigue resistance, work ability and upper extremity dysfunction in a sample of workers at a tertiary hospital

Segment Movement Symptomatic/ Asymptomatic P value
Shouldera Abduction 27.19 27.57 0.30
Adduction 46.96 53.50 0.87
Internal rotation 28.40 24.65 0.55
External rotation 15.68 14.75 0.59
Elbowa Flexion 25.10 21.83 0.20
Extension 32.67 36.12 0.12
Handb Hand grip 25.34 25.87 0.87
  1. a Values in Newton metre (Nm) - Mean of the peak torque mean
  2. b Values in Kilogram.force (kgf) - Mean of three measurements