Age Related Changes of Superior Orbicularis Oris Muscle in Terms of Tone and Viscoelastic Properties


Ramazanoglu E., Turhan B., Usgu S.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.33, no.1, pp.236-239, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0000000000007992
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.236-239
  • Keywords: Age factors, muscle tone, superior orbicularis oris, viscoelastic properties, MECHANICAL-PROPERTIES, SEX-DIFFERENCES, OLDER-ADULTS, STRENGTH, ELASTOGRAPHY, STIFFNESS, POSITION, MALES, LIP

Abstract

Objective: To examine the age-related changes in the viscoelastic properties and tone of the superior orbicularis oris muscle by a portablehand-held myotonometer.