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Table 4 Dominant and non-dominant muscle strength means (sd) per age group for males

From: Reference values for isometric muscle force among workers for the Netherlands: a comparison of reference values

Male   Dominant Non dominant
Muscle force Age group N Mean(Sd.) N Mean (Sd.)
Elbow flexion 20-29 48 281(48) 48 261(49)
  30-39 51 273(50) 51 266(51)
40-49 70 271(59) 70 261(51)
50-59 59 259(52) 59 245(47)
Elbow extension 20-29 48 186(38) 48 182(37)
  30-39 51 183(40) 51 179(45)
40-49 70 185(46) 70 179(44)
50-59 59 181(37) 59 173(36)
Knee flexion 20-29 48 267(57) 48 252(52)
  30-39 51 262(60) 51 250(55)
40-49 68 274(77) 69 263(77)
50-59 59 242(57) 59 234(55)
Knee extension 20-29 47 379(105) 47 371(112)
  30-39 51 351(99) 51 341(101)
40-49 69 368(114) 70 341(107)
50-59 59 337(103) 57 335(102)
Schoulder abduction 20-29 14 172(48) 14 173(35)
  30-39 26 181(38) 26 176(40)
40-49 35 173(43) 35 177(40)
50-59 37 178(39) 39 177(43)