Afsaneh D Safar Cherati

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OBJECTIVE To determine the relationship between lower extremity alignment and MTSS amongst non-professional athletes DESIGN In a prospective Study, sixty six subjects were evaluated. Bilateral navicular drop test, Q angle, Achilles angle, tibial angle, intermalleolar and intercondylar distance were measured. In addition, runner's height, body mass,(More)
PURPOSE To examine the intra-rater reliability of knee movement data in sagital plane obtained from electrogoniometer (EGM) in a basic, sport-specific task of karate. METHODS A total of 23 elite karate athletes (13 females and 10 males; mean age of 16.10±1.26 yrs) participated in this study. The task was defined as performing three consecutive(More)
BACKGROUND To review a single-surgeon series of 616 athletic patients with anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions in order to evaluate the relationship between the timing of the reconstruction and the incidence of meniscal and chondral injuries. METHODS SIX GROUP OF PATIENTS WERE CATEGORIZED BASED ON THE TIME INTERVAL FROM THEIR INJURY TO SURGERY IN(More)
BACKGROUND The effects of exercise volume on the pattern of muscle activity is one of the most important factors in training management and injury risk reduction. In the lower limb, the quadriceps muscle which plays a determining role in performing the stance and other karate techniques could be injured in intensive exercise and may induce anterior knee(More)
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