Preoperative quadriceps strength is a significant predictor of knee function two years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

@article{Eitzen2009PreoperativeQS,
  title={Preoperative quadriceps strength is a significant predictor of knee function two years after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.},
  author={Ingrid Eitzen and Inger L. Holm and May Arna Risberg},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={
          371-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To identify preoperative predictive factors for knee function two years after reconstructive surgery of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The main hypothesis was that preoperative quadriceps strength would be the most significant predictor for knee function two years after reconstructive surgery. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING ACL injured individuals treated at a University Hospital and an outpatient clinic in Oslo, Norway. PARTICIPANTS Seventy-three individuals with complete… CONTINUE READING
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