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Validity and reliability of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board for assessment of standing balance.
Impaired standing balance has a detrimental effect on a person's functional ability and increases their risk of falling. There is currently no validated system which can precisely quantify center ofExpand
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Risk Factors for Stress Fractures in Track and Field Athletes
The aim of this 12-month prospective study was to investigate risk factors for stress fractures in a cohort of 53 female and 58 male track and field athletes, aged 17 to 26 years. Total bone mineralExpand
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Analysis of outcome measures for persons with patellofemoral pain: which are reliable and valid?
OBJECTIVE To examine the test-retest reliability, validity, and responsiveness of several outcome measures in the treatment of patellofemoral pain. DESIGN Evaluation of the clinimetric propertiesExpand
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Intra-rater and inter-rater reliability of a weight-bearing lunge measure of ankle dorsiflexion.
This study aimed to evaluate the inter-rater and intra-rater reliability of a weight-bearing dorsiflexion (DF) lunge in 13 healthy subjects. Our raters with varying clinical experience tested allExpand
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Delayed onset of electromyographic activity of vastus medialis obliquus relative to vastus lateralis in subjects with patellofemoral pain syndrome.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether electromyographic (EMG) onsets of vastus medialis obliquus (VMO) and vastus lateralis (VL) are altered in the presence of patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) during theExpand
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Higher dynamic medial knee load predicts greater cartilage loss over 12 months in medial knee osteoarthritis
Objective Mechanical factors, in particular increased medial knee joint load, are believed to be important in the structural progression of knee osteoarthritis. This study evaluated the relationshipExpand
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Abnormal knee joint position sense in individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome.
The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to compare knee joint position sense (JPS) in 20 individuals with and 20 without patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). Five active tests with ipsilateralExpand
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A pilot randomised controlled trial of eccentric exercise to prevent hamstring injuries in community-level Australian Football.
Hamstring injuries are the most common injury sustained by Australian Football players. Eccentric training has been proposed as a potential preventative strategy. This pilot randomised controlledExpand
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OARSI recommended performance-based tests to assess physical function in people diagnosed with hip or knee osteoarthritis.
OBJECTIVES To recommend a consensus-derived set of performance-based tests of physical function for use in people diagnosed with hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) or following joint replacement. Expand
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Physical Therapy for Patellofemoral Pain
Background Although physical therapy forms the mainstay of nonoperative management for patellofemoral pain, its efficacy has not been established. Hypothesis Significantly more pain relief will beExpand
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