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On the reliability and validity of manual muscle testing: a literature review

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Title
On the reliability and validity of manual muscle testing: a literature review
Published in
Chiropractic & Manual Therapies, March 2007
DOI 10.1186/1746-1340-15-4
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Authors

Scott C Cuthbert, George J Goodheart

Abstract

A body of basic science and clinical research has been generated on the manual muscle test (MMT) since its first peer-reviewed publication in 1915. The aim of this report is to provide an historical overview, literature review, description, synthesis and critique of the reliability and validity of MMT in the evaluation of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems.

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Country Count As %
United States 6 <1%
France 2 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
Pakistan 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Other 4 <1%
Unknown 1108 98%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 222 20%
Student > Doctoral Student 214 19%
Student > Master 133 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 74 7%
Student > Postgraduate 62 5%
Other 148 13%
Unknown 276 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 296 26%
Nursing and Health Professions 285 25%
Sports and Recreations 79 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 39 3%
Engineering 37 3%
Other 93 8%
Unknown 300 27%