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To determine if an increase in knee extensor strength mediates the effect of a 12-week knee extensor strength training program on pain and physical function improvement in people with knee osteoarthritis.
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Name: Osteoarthritis and cartilage
Contralateral knee pain has been suggested to be associated with muscle weakness in a pain-free knee, potentially through a mechanism of central nervous inhibition. Whether contralateral knee pain als...
It is well known that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients present with muscle dysfunction that may not correlate with the degree of severity of airflow obstruction. Historically, the...
The extensor mechanism of the knee plays an important role in many movements of the lower extremity. Although its main function is to extend the knee, it also stabilizes the patellofemoral joint and r...
We aimed to investigate the effect of the knee position during the surgical closure on isokinetic muscle strength, clinical score, and range of motion in total knee arthroplasty. Seventy-five eligible...
A 51-year-old male construction worker with a history of chronic quadriceps tendon rupture presented with no active knee extension and tricompartmental knee osteoarthritis. He underwent simultaneous t...
Knee osteoarthritis is an important cause of functional disabilities at old age. Previous research has demonstrated that individuals with knee osteoarthritis have reduced knee-extensor str...
COPD patients have a reduced exercise tolerance due to a ventilatory limitation. Several studies have shown altered skeletal muscle function. The investigator want to study the physiologi...
Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is a chronic musculoskeletal disease, and a major cause of pain and disability worldwide. Exercise has previously demonstrated good effect in alleviating OA...
Gait impairment remain one of the main problem for hemiplegic stroke patients. After the 6 first months, stroke patients are classically described with moderate or no improvement. Here, we...
To understand the effects of leg strengthening exercise, we will study the effects of strength training of the legs in four groups of people: (1) osteoarthritis (OA) with knee pain; (2) OA...
An instrument used to assess the results of rehabilitation from knee injuries, especially those requiring ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION. It measures recovery of knee joint function based on ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING.
Injuries to the knee or the knee joint.
A region of the lower extremity immediately surrounding and including the KNEE JOINT.
Replacement for a knee joint.
Replacement of the knee joint.
A joint is where two or more bones come together, like the knee, hip, elbow, or shoulder. Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint causes pain, stiffness, and swelling with ...
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...