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Associations between grip strength of parents and their 4-year-old children: findings from the Southampton Women's Survey.

Abstract:

Relationships between birthweight and grip strength throughout the life course suggest that early influences on the growth and development of muscle are important for long-term muscle function. However, little is known about parental influences on children's grip strength. We have explored this in the Southampton Women's Survey, a prospective general population cohort study from before conception through childhood. Grip strength was measured using a Jamar handgrip dynamometer in the mother at...

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Macdonald-Wallis, C More by this author
Robinson, S More by this author
Godfrey, K More by this author
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Journal:
Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
27-33
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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EISSN:
1365-3016
ISSN:
0269-5022
URN:
uuid:e85fcf82-2d87-4277-a370-149962938dd0
Source identifiers:
221381
Local pid:
pubs:221381

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