Eccentric kinetic chain exercise as a conservative means of functionally rehabilitating chronic isolated insufficiency of the posterior cruciate ligament.

@article{Maclean1999EccentricKC,
  title={Eccentric kinetic chain exercise as a conservative means of functionally rehabilitating chronic isolated insufficiency of the posterior cruciate ligament.},
  author={Christopher L Maclean and Jack Edward Taunton and Doug B. Clement and William D. Regan and William D. Stanish},
  journal={Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          142-50
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of a home eccentric kinetic chain exercise program in improving isokinetic strength, knee function, and symtomatology in athletes with isolated posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury. DESIGN Experimental design. SETTING Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. PARTICIPANTS The study included 13 athletes with isolated PCL injury (n = 13) and 13 healthy sedentary subjects (n = 13). All… CONTINUE READING
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