Assessment of hip extensor and flexor strength two months after unilateral total hip arthroplasty.

Abstract

This investigation assessed strength of the hip extensors and flexors when assistive devices and weight bearing are changing after total hip arthroplasty (THA). Eleven individuals (6 men, 5 women; mean age 74.45 +/- 4.88 years) with unilateral THA were evaluated isokinetically at 60 degrees x sec(-1) before surgery on the involved and uninvolved limbs. Each… (More)

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@article{Rossi2006AssessmentOH, title={Assessment of hip extensor and flexor strength two months after unilateral total hip arthroplasty.}, author={Mark D. Rossi and Lee E Brown and Michael A Whitehurst}, journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research}, year={2006}, volume={20 2}, pages={262-7} }