Ankle plantarflexor strength and endurance in 7-9 year old children as measured by the standing single leg heel-rise test.

@article{Maurer2007AnklePS,
  title={Ankle plantarflexor strength and endurance in 7-9 year old children as measured by the standing single leg heel-rise test.},
  author={Cynthia Maurer and Amanda M Finley and Julie Martel and Christopher Ulewicz and Cathy A Larson},
  journal={Physical & occupational therapy in pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={37-54}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The standing single-leg (SSL) heel-rise test is a measure of plantarflexor strength and endurance. However, reference values have yet to be determined for children. The purposes of this study were to: (1) determine the average number, minimum number (cut-off score) of SSL heel-rises for healthy, 7-9 year old children, (2) examine the influence of age, gender, height, weight, and physical activity characteristics upon the number of heel-rises completed, (3) examine inter… CONTINUE READING