Association between chair stand strategy and mobility limitations in older adults with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.

@article{Segal2013AssociationBC,
  title={Association between chair stand strategy and mobility limitations in older adults with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.},
  author={Neil A. Segal and Elizabeth R Boyer and Robert T. Wallace and James C. Torner and H. John Yack},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2013},
  volume={94 2},
  pages={375-83}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine which lower limb strength and joint kinetic and kinematic parameters distinguish sit-to-stand (STS) performance of older adults with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) with higher and lower chair stand time. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING Motion analysis laboratory. PARTICIPANTS Individuals (N=49; 26 men, 23 women) aged 50 to 79 years (mean ± SD age, 64.7±8.1y) with radiographic knee OA and daily symptoms, stratified by chair stand times. INTERVENTIONS Not… CONTINUE READING
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