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Is the timed loaded standing test a valid measure of back muscle endurance in people with vertebral osteoporosis?

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Timed loaded standing (TLS) is a suggested measure of backmuscle endurance for people with vertebral osteoporosis. Surface electromyography revealed back muscles work harder and fatigue during TLS. The test end-point and total time were associated with back fatigue. The findings help demonstrate the concurrent validity of the TLS test.

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The TLS test is suggested as a measure of back muscle endurance for patients with vertebral osteoporosis. How...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s00198-017-4358-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Osteoporosis International Journal website
Publication date:
2018-01-05
Acceptance date:
2017-12-18
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
Pubs id:
pubs:820783
URN:
uri:e342e969-e810-4826-a21d-876a52e13eea
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uuid:e342e969-e810-4826-a21d-876a52e13eea
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pubs:820783

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