Bülent Ulkar

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OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of positioning and sleeve type bracing on passive position sense of shoulder joints of healthy untrained subjects. METHOD A cross over study was carried out on 26 subjects (13 male, 13 female) with a proprioception measurement device. The selected method of testing was passive reproduction of a target angle. Both shoulder(More)
Because soccer attracts many participants and leads to a substantial number of injuries, especially of the lower extremities, it is important to study possibilities for injury prevention and proper rehabilitation to return safely to activities. Ankle sprains can be prevented by external ankle supports and proprioceptive-coordination training, especially in(More)
OBJECTIVES To ascertain whether detailed isokinetic knee muscle testing reflects the results of other functional measurements in footballers and to look for any correlations between quadriceps tendon thickness and knee strength. METHODS Ultrasonographic evaluation of the quadriceps tendon (Hitachi EUB-405), isokinetic knee testing (Biodex System 3), and(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the energy expenditure of walking with different aids in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and to compare the results with normal able-bodied control subjects. The tests were performed on a 20 m indoor path in a comprehensive rehabilitation clinic of a university hospital. Nine male patients with incomplete SCI(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the running velocities and heart rates at fixed lactate concentrations of young soccer players according to playing position and age. A total of 223 young male soccer players participated in this study. Each player performed incremental exercise tests on a treadmill. Running velocities and heart rates at 2 mmol/L-1,(More)
This study was undertaken to examine the endurance performance of elite soccer players, according to age and playing position. A total of 197 male soccer players participated in this study. Each player performed exercise tests on the treadmill that included 3-minute runs and 30-second blood sampling intervals. During these tests, running speeds at the first(More)
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