Isokinetic evaluation in myotonic dystrophy

Elena Dalla Toffola, Luca Losio, Yassamin Malekahmadi, Paola Merlo, Giorgio Bono

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Abstract

Isokinetic testing was performed on 9 patients with myotonic dystrophy (My D) to determine rehabilitative workload. Two tests were administered: results of the first test showed reduced peak torque (Nm/kg) and work produced (J/kg) in My D patients with respect to healthy controls. The second test revealed that My D patients showed less fatigue than healthy controls.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-109
Number of pages5
JournalNuova Rivista di Neurologia
Volume6
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 1996

Keywords

  • Isokinetic
  • Myotonic dystrophy
  • Rehabilitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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