Juliana de Melo Ocarino

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BACKGROUND ACL reconstruction is recommended to improve function in subjects with ligament injuries. However, after surgery, some individuals are not able to return to their pre-injury functional(More)
STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional. OBJECTIVE To investigate predictors of increased frontal plane knee projection angle (FPKPA) in athletes. BACKGROUND The underlying mechanisms that lead to increased(More)
BACKGROUND A complete understanding of neural mechanisms by which ligament receptors may contribute to joint stability is not well established. It has been suggested that these receptors may be(More)
BACKGROUND The presence of inadequate levels of passive ankle stiffness have been associated with the occurrence of movement disorders, the development of pathological conditions and the reduction in(More)
The objective of this study was to verify whether proprioception is affected in individuals with ACL-deficient knees and good functional and muscular performances. Eleven subjects with ACL injury and(More)
Injury prediction is one of the most challenging issues in sports and a key component for injury prevention. Sports injuries aetiology investigations have assumed a reductionist view in which a(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to provide normative data of frontal plane patellar alignment according to McConnell and Arno angles, verify the association between theses angles and(More)