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Hand grip strength and maximum peak expiratory flow: determinants of bone mineral density of adolescent students
Background: Maintaining and building healthy bones during the lifetime requires a complicated interaction between a number of physiological and lifestyle factors. Our goal of this study was to analyze the association between ...
Normative data for handgrip strength in children and adolescents in the Maule Region, Chile: Evaluation based on chronological and biological age
Background: Hand grip strength (HGS) is associated with a number of causes resulting in cardiovascular death, in addition to bone fragility, and the presence of sarcopenia. The goal of our study was to analyze HGS of ...
Reference norms for evaluating maximum expiratory flow of children and adolescents of the Maule Region in Chile
Background: The norms for evaluating the maximum expiratory flow (MEF) usually are developed according to chronological age and height. However, to date, little research has been conducted using reference values that take ...