Rodney J Negrete

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INTRODUCTION Agonist to antagonist strength data is commonly analyzed due to its association with injury and performance. The purpose of this study was to examine the agonist to antagonist ratio of upper body strength using two simple field tests (timed push up/timed modified pull up) in recreationally active adults and to establish the basis for reference(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine if lower-limb dominance is a potential etiologic factor in noncontact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. A multicenter retrospective case analysis was performed. In each of the participating centers, patients were questioned to confirm a noncontact ACL injury and to determine lower-limb dominance. Three(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the test-retest reliability, minimal detectable change (MDC), and determine normative values of 3 upper extremity (UE) tests of function and power. One hundred eighty participants, men (n = 69) and women (n = 111), were tested on 3 UE strength and power maneuvers in a multicenter study to determine baseline normative(More)
INTRODUCTION Understanding the relationships between performance tests and sport activity is important to the rehabilitation specialist. The purpose of this study was two- fold: 1) To identify if relationships exist between tests of upper body strength and power (Single Arm Seated Shot Put, Timed Push-Up, Timed Modified Pull-Up, and The Davies Closed(More)
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