ISOKINETIC KNEE MUSCLE STRENGTH PROFILE IN BRAZILIAN MALE SOCCER, FUTSAL, AND BEACH SOCCER PLAYERS: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY.

@article{Lira2017ISOKINETICKM,
  title={ISOKINETIC KNEE MUSCLE STRENGTH PROFILE IN BRAZILIAN MALE SOCCER, FUTSAL, AND BEACH SOCCER PLAYERS: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY.},
  author={C A B de Lira and Naryana Cristina Mascarin and Valentine Zimermann Vargas and Rodrigo Luiz Vancini and Marilia Santos Andrade},
  journal={International journal of sports physical therapy},
  year={2017},
  volume={12 7},
  pages={
          1103-1110
        }
}
Background Anterior cruciate ligament injury is higher in soccer athletes as compared to athletes of other sports. Risk factors for anterior cruciate ligament injury include low knee hamstring/quadriceps strength ratio and bilateral strength deficits. Purpose To investigate isokinetic thigh muscles strength, hamstring/quadriceps strength ratio, and bilateral strength comparisons in athletes who participate in professional soccer, futsal, and beach soccer. Study Design Cross-sectional study… CONTINUE READING