Muscle Strength and Mobility in Elderly After Home-Based Quadriceps femoris Isotonic Strengthening Exercise

Indah Retno Wardhani, Siti Annisa Nuhonni, Tirza Z. Tamin, Edy Rizal Wahyudi, Aria Kekalih

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Muscle stength and mobility decrease with age. Strengthenig exercise can prevent decreased muscle strength and mobilitiy. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of home-based Quadriceps femoris strengthening exercise in elderly subjects and its correlation with functional mobility, measured using Timed Up and Go (TUG) test. Thirty-three subjects aged 60 years and above were analyzed in this study.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of the Indonesian Medical Association : Majalah Kedokteran Indonesia
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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