Effect of increased iliotibial band load on tibiofemoral kinematics and force distributions: a direct measurement in cadaveric knees.

  title={Effect of increased iliotibial band load on tibiofemoral kinematics and force distributions: a direct measurement in cadaveric knees.},
  author={Hemanth R. Gadikota and Shinsuke Kikuta and Wei Qi and David Nolan and Thomas J. IV Gill and Guoan Li},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  volume={43 7},
STUDY DESIGN Controlled laboratory study using cadaveric knee specimens and a repeated-measures design. OBJECTIVES To investigate the effect of increased iliotibial band load (assumed to represent increased tensor fascia latae and gluteus maximus strength) on tibiofemoral kinematics and force distribution on the tibiofemoral articulation. BACKGROUND Owing to the difficulty in measuring in vivo joint loading, there is limited evidence on the direct relationship between increased iliotibial… 

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