Poster Session  |   November 2018
Establishing Norms for the Bulb Dynamometer and Evaluating Pain and Comfort Differences Between the Bulb and Jamar Dynamometers
Author Affiliations
  • Temple University
  • University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Article Information
Arthritis / Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Hand and Upper Extremity / Musculoskeletal Impairments / Rheumatoid Arthritis / Assessment/Measurement
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Establishing Norms for the Bulb Dynamometer and Evaluating Pain and Comfort Differences Between the Bulb and Jamar Dynamometers
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211500061p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7005
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211500061p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO7005
Abstract

Date Presented 4/21/2018

This study presents norms for the bulb dynamometer for the older adult population. The bulb dynamometer was found to be less painful and more comfortable to use than the Jamar dynamometer. Regressions show that age and gender had a significant impact on grip strength.

Primary Author and Speaker: Rochelle Mendonca

Additional Authors and Speakers: Ashley Bauer, Rachel Lyons, Colleen Maher