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A possible proximity effect on human grip strength: an attempted replication.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2928038     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A double-blind experiment with 50 adults was conducted to replicate a finding that proximity to sugar reduces human grip strength. Grip strength of the dominant hand was measured by a chart-recording hand dynamometer for 12 trials. For half of the trials, the subject held an opaque, sealed bottle containing sugar; for half of the trials, the subject held a control bottle of equal weight containing sand. Statistical analysis indicated no significant effect of held substance upon grip strength.
Authors:
W G Braud
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Controlled Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  1989 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-05-05     Completed Date:  1989-05-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  157-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Mind Science Foundation, Psychology Laboratory, San Antonio, TX 79209.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Carbohydrates*
Female
Functional Laterality*
Humans
Isometric Contraction*
Male
Muscle Contraction*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Carbohydrates

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