Lower-extremity isokinetic strength profiling in professional rugby league and rugby union.

@article{Brown2014LowerextremityIS,
  title={Lower-extremity isokinetic strength profiling in professional rugby league and rugby union.},
  author={Scott Randall Brown and Matt Brughelli and Peter C Griffiths and John B Cronin},
  journal={International journal of sports physiology and performance},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={358-61}
}
PURPOSE While several studies have documented isokinetic knee strength in junior and senior rugby league players, investigations of isokinetic knee and hip strength in professional rugby union players are limited. The purpose of this study was to provide lower-extremity strength profiles and compare isokinetic knee and hip strength of professional rugby league and rugby union players. PARTICIPANTS 32 professional rugby league and 25 professional rugby union players. METHODS Cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING