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*  Hand strength
... measurements are of interest to study pathology of the hand that involves loss of muscle strength. Examples of ... In addition, strength testing is often used in areas such as sports medicine and ergonomics. In general, hand strength ... In this scale, muscle strength is graded on a scale from 0 to 5. For evaluating the strength of the intrinsic hand muscles, a ... "Sensible manual muscle strength testing to evaluate and monitor strength of the intrinsic muscles of the hand: a commentary". J ...
*  Poker Effective Hand Strength (EHS) algorithm
The underlying assumption is that an Effective Hand Strength (EHS) is composed of the current Hand Strength (HS) and its ... is the Effective Hand Strength H S {\displaystyle HS} is the current Hand Strength (i.e. not taking into account potential to ... Hand Strength (HS) will enumerate all possible opponent hand cards and count the occurrences where our hand is strongest (+50% ... The algorithm is a numerical approach to quantify the strength of a poker hand where its result expresses the strength of a ...
*  Grippers
... , sometimes called hand grippers, are primarily used for testing and increasing the strength of the hands; this ... The Mastery of Hand Strength. Second Edition. IronMind. Doherty, Mark J. Arm-Wrestling For Everyone. Quinlan Press: Boston, ... 4, Closing grippers of this strength level has been compared to crushing a raw potato in one's bare hand. In 2011, IronMind ... Strossen, Randall J. CTD (Crushed-to-Dust) Cube: The 3 Faces of Grip Strength. IronMind Hoffman, Bob. Strength and Health, ...
*  Captains of Crush Grippers
Mastery of Hand Strength, Revised Edition. Nevada City: IronMind Enterprises, Inc. (ISBN 978-0926888-81-4) Brookfield, John. ... the reason is a lack of strength not a problem with hand size. In 1998, 18-year-old Jesse Marunde became the first teenager to ... The Mastery of Hand Strength by John Brookfield. In 2007, IronMind introduced several products specifically designed to ... a small hand making a grip will create a smaller gap between the handles than a larger hand). In response IronMind explained ...
*  Glossary of contract bridge terms
Their hand (Slang) A hand on which the opponents have the preponderance of strength. Thin (Slang) 1) A bid or contract based on ... For example, "Third hand bid 1♠." Hand pattern See distribution. Hand record A document that lists the cards in each hand of ... Freak, or freak hand A hand with a very long suit or suits. Most would regard a hand with two six card suits as a freak. Free ... Second hand The player to the left of the player who has led to a trick. Second hand low A precept that advises second hand to ...
*  Grip strength
... is the force applied by the hand to pull on or suspend from objects and is a specific part of hand strength. ... Grip strength is often used in medicine as a specific type of hand strength. The purpose of this testing is diverse, including ... Other grip strengths that have been studied are the hammer and other hand tools. In applications of grip strength, the wrist ... For example, it is used to indicate changes in hand strength after hand surgery or after a rehabilitation program. By asking ...
*  Standard American
Each bid provides information about the hand's high-card strength and suit distribution based upon hand evaluation techniques ... This system was the first to employ the point-count method to evaluate the strength of a bridge hand. Most bids had fairly ... The essential common elements of modern Standard American systems are: A hand-strength requirement of at least 12-13 points to ... heart or spade openers are made with a sound six-card suit in a hand without enough overall strength to open 1 of the suit. ...
*  IronMind
Two books written by grip-strength expert John Brookfield and published by IronMind - Mastery of Hand Strength, Revised Edition ... Strength enthusiasts, people training at home and those with hand ailments such a carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis make up ... Mastery of Hand Strength, Revised Edition. Nevada City: IronMind Enterprises, Inc. (ISBN 978-0926888-81-4) Brookfield, John. ... Grip strength has been a major focus for IronMind since the company introduced its specialized line of grip-strength tools in ...
*  Yank Adams
From a young age, he exhibited the substantial hand strength required for finger billiards. When he was less than a year old, ... The hand ball was then dropped a distance of two feet, described a semi-circle, making a carom on all of the balls and freezing ... Adams makes the hand ball jump from bottle to bottle then to take an English in space, counting on the third bail, a double ... Yank drops the hand ball with a Massé twist, which, after hitting the single ball, describes a semi-circle, taken the cushion ...
*  Zero Hour (band)
Much of the Zero Hour material Troy played with a lot of left hand strength. In Zero Hour there's a lot of tapping and legato ... He'll never be perfect but he's gaining some strength in his arm and pushing forward. ...
*  DONT
... so it may occasionally be used for low-strength hands. DONT can be used with low hand strength, but intervenor must have good ... rather than hand strength or for penalty. DONT is played mainly for interference rather than to establish a contract, ... In this auction West has a strong hand (17+ points) and East has shown a positive response (8+ points) so they must be in the ... When the opponents play Precision Club or other strong club system, 1♣ usually describes a 17-19 point hand. Accordingly, DONT ...
*  Texas hold 'em
The strategy of playing each hand can be very different according to the strength of the hand. For example, on a strong hand, a ... while on a weak hand, a player might try to bluff other players into folding. There are several ways to evaluate hand strength ... A hand may end at the showdown, in which case the remaining players compare their hands and the highest hand is awarded the pot ... Such cards are called "outs", and hand strength can be measured by how many outs are still in the deck (if there are many outs ...
*  Heckler & Koch VP9
The charging supports speed reloading and make operating the VP9 easier for shooters with reduced hand strength. The VP pistols ... Molded finger grooves in the front of the pistol's grip also instinctively position the shooters hand for optimal shooting. ... or right-handed shooters. A new feature is HK's patented charging supports. They are simple components that are mounted on each ... and changeable back and side straps to make the pistol grip customizable for any shooter's hand with 27 options of grip ...
*  Cirque de la Symphonie
"Duo Design - Jarek & Darek Strength Hand Balancing". Statue Duo Design. Retrieved November 5, 2017. Hirsh, Marc (May 19, 2014 ... Vitalii Buza: gymnastics, 2014-present Aloysia Gavre: aerial hoop, 2008-present Jarek & Darek: hand-balancing, 2005-present ... Andrey Moraru: hand-balancing and acrobatics, 2014-present Alexander Streltsov: cube artistry and aerialism, 2005-December 2016 ...
*  Climbing hold
Pinches require significant hand strength to use, and are usually used on more challenging routes and boulder problems. Crimps ... Finger strength must be trained in order to use pockets effectively. Though monos are the most dangerous, all pockets load only ... Most jugs should have space for both hands to fit on the hold. The other meaning of jug refers to a hold's positivity, a term ... They are usually intended to be held with one hand only. They are useful because they are easier to carry in a bucket than big ...
*  Palm Pistol
The firearm is specifically intended for use by seniors, disabled and others with limited hand strength or manual dexterity. ... The gun is intended to be a single-shot weapon held in the palm of the hand with the barrel extending between the fingers. The ... And I was thinking about the recurring problem I have with the seniors I teach, loading cartridges, locking slides and hand ...
*  Avshalom, Sinai
Hand of Strength). In 1979, it was renamed in honor of Avshalom Feinberg, a leader of the Nili espionage network who had died ...
*  Astro convention
... hand strength should be unsuitable for, or not strong enough for a penalty double, typically no more than 15 points. The minor ... Astro employs a 2-level overcall in a minor suit when intervenor holds an unbalanced hand with at least nine cards in two suits ... When playing Astro but not holding the prescribed two-suited hand, the following calls are available over the 1NT opening by ... or a bid of the second suit at the 3-level to show 6 cards and good playing strength. In the following variations of Astro, the ...
*  VertiBird
Effectively there was no lift provided by the rotor and instead all lifting is performed with the controls using hand strength ... changed hands for $850 in a private sale. Distribution was not limited to the United States. Mattel produced international ...
*  Wrap rage
... higher mechanical advantage of compound metal snips make it possible to cut such packages open even using little hand strength ... The most common injury respondents had from trying to open packaging was "a cut finger, followed by a cut hand, sprained wrist ... bruised hand and strained shoulder muscle." According to a British study, over 60,000 people receive hospital treatment each ...
*  Strong pass
... as it is used when your hand is a load of manure). All other bids show limited-strength hands of various distributions. The ... Since "pass" is used to indicate strong hands, weaker hands-even those with no points-must make an opening bid. Typically, one ... In the card game of bridge, a strong pass is an opening pass that indicates a strong hand, typically with a minimum of 11-16 ... The basic motivation of strong pass systems is to reserve as much bidding room as possible for strong hands, and to be as ...
*  Love Letter (card game)
Strength: 2 Number of cards in deck: 2 When this card is played, its player is allowed to see another player's hand. Strength: ... Strength: 6 Number of cards in deck: 1 When this card is played, its player trades hands with any other player. Strength: 7 ... The player with the lower-strength hand is eliminated from the round. Strength: 4 Number of cards in deck: 2 When this card is ... Strength: 8 Number of cards in deck: 1 If a player plays this card for any reason, they are eliminated from the round. Love ...
*  Texas hold 'em starting hands
Hands without a number are the weakest starting hands. As a general rule, books on Texas hold'em present hand strengths ... It is typical to abbreviate suited hands in hold 'em by affixing an "s" to the hand, as well as to abbreviate non-suited hands ... 78 suited hands and 78 unsuited hands (13 + 78 + 78 = 169). These 169 hands are not equally likely (see Poker probability ( ... The player's "playing hand", which will be compared against that of each competing player, is the best 5-card poker hand ...
*  Cheating in bridge
... of using signals at another event prior to Turin to show hand strength. Specifically, it was alleged that they used an illegal ... One of the hands introduced into the Welsh Foursomes on September 11, 1999 proved to be identical to a hand played by Haworth ... They asked officials to track their coughs and compare them with the hand records. 19 out of 19 hands recorded matched the ... When results were compared, the opponents discussed the hand and there was a discrepancy with which hand held the Jack of ...
*  Extractor (firearms)
Still, for someone without the hand strength to handle a semi-automatic firearm with a slide against a strong recoil spring, ... making these pistols suitable for use by the elderly and others with less hand strength. The trade made is that in the event of ... the gun is rendered useless until the action can be cycled by someone with full hand strength. ...