Patellofemoral pain syndrome in young women. II. Muscle function in patients and healthy controls.


Muscle function was evaluated in 40 patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) and 20 healthy controls. Patients with PFPS had a significantly lower knee extensor strength in the most symptomatic knee compared to the least symptomatic knee. Further, the patients had less vertical jumping ability and were weaker in the most symptomatic knee compared… (More)


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