Knee joint torques: a comparison between women and men during barefoot walking.

@article{Kerrigan2000KneeJT,
  title={Knee joint torques: a comparison between women and men during barefoot walking.},
  author={D. Casey Kerrigan and Patrick O. Riley and Teresa Nieto and Ugo della Croce},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2000},
  volume={81 9},
  pages={1162-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if knee joint torques, which are likely relevant to the development and, possibly, progression of knee osteoarthritis, are equivalent between genders during natural, barefoot walking. DESIGN Collected stereophotogrammetric and force platform data during comfortable, barefoot walking. Knee joint torques were plotted and statistically compared between genders using both an unpaired t test (p < .05) and an equivalence test (20% delta). SETTING A gait laboratory… CONTINUE READING

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