Objective: Evaluate the muscular strength in the ageing process and identify the changes
between the abdominal muscles, upper and louver edges.
Method: 48 individuals participated in this study, being divided into four groups according
to the age: (G1) 11to 18 years old, (G2) 20 to 26 years old, (G3) 45 to 60 years old and (G4)
66 - 82 years old. The excluding criterion included people who work out more than three times
a week, severe arthrosin, stroke, significant cognitive deficit , obesity, use of ortheses
for louver members or any break, with or without metallic implant. The evaluation instruments
used were: (1) Esfigmomanômetro (EM), (2) Trunk flexor in the supine position,, (3) Jamar
Dinamômetro and (4) Preston Pinch Gauge Dinamômetro.