What is the purpose of the Hand Grip Test?

What is the purpose of the Hand Grip Test?

Measurement of the client's level of participation in the FCE testing process. Physical Effort testing determines the extent to which a client participates in the entire Functional Capacity Evaluation process.

To assess true weakness versus simulated weakness of the hand in Functional Capacity Evaluations. To screen for maximum voluntary effort by calculating the coefficient of variation, analyzing curves, and comparing to Rapid Exchange Grip during an FCE test.

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