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Table 5 Dominant and non-dominant muscle strength means (sd) per age group for females

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

Female   Dominant Non dominant
Muscle force Age group N Mean(Sd.) N Mean(Sd.)
Elbow flexion 20-29 51 191(30) 51 183(30)
  30-39 39 195(34) 39 186(35)
40-49 66 191(37) 66 186(37)
50-59 34 181(29) 34 166(22)
Elbow extension 20-29 51 132(28) 51 131(28)
  30-39 39 128(24) 39 125(26)
40-49 66 131(28) 66 125(29)
50-59 34 120(20) 34 118(27)
Knee flexion 20-29 51 198(38) 51 191(37)
  30-39 39 190(41) 39 188(35)
40-49 66 190(51) 67 183(52)
50-59 34 174(42) 34 169(45)
Knee extension 20-29 51 261(80) 51 260(75)
  30-39 38 273(87) 39 264(88)
40-49 66 262(127) 67 245(79)
50-59 34 244(66) 34 228(51)
Schoulder abduction 20-29 14 115(19) 14 124(23)
  30-39 22 116(26) 22 118(30)
40-49 41 119(28) 41 118(26)
50-59 15 114(22) 15 116(21)