Strength of muscles talks about health - scientists

Researchers from the University of Southampton research has proven that muscle strength of a person determines his health condition. Scientists investigated grip strength more than 50 thousand women and men. According to the results, men were stronger, and the percentage of muscle mass is more significant.

After 30 years, the percentage of muscle mass decreased in both men and women. Approaching middle age, decreased level of health.

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Based on these data, scientists have created a table definition muscle strength depending on age and sex. Deviations from the norm may indicate, for example, about sarcopenia. This disease is associated with impaired skeletal muscle and muscular dystrophy.

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