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Patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee show a loss of functional independence due to difficulty performing tasks that require high demand of the knee joint, such as descending stairs. However,(More)
Alterations in the contractile and non-contractile proteins of the skeletal muscle may reduce muscle function in knee osteoarthritis (OA), and the formation and accumulation of advanced glycation end(More)
BACKGROUND Muscle fatigue is associated with biomechanical changes that may lead to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Alterations in trunk and pelvis kinematics may also be involved in ACL(More)
OBJECTIVE Quadriceps muscle weakness is common in knee osteoarthritis (OA). Reasons for weakness may include atrophy, reduction in the muscle fibers number, and changes in the muscle activation. It(More)
Martinez, AF, Lessi, GC, Carvalho, C, and Serrao, FV. Association of hip and trunk strength with three-dimensional trunk, hip, and knee kinematics during a single-leg drop vertical jump. J Strength(More)