Relationship of closed and open chain measures of strength with perceived physical function and mobility following unilateral total knee replacement.

@article{Rossi2007RelationshipOC,
  title={Relationship of closed and open chain measures of strength with perceived physical function and mobility following unilateral total knee replacement.},
  author={Mark D Rossi and Scott Michael Hasson and Mohamed Kohia and Enrique Pineda and William J. Bryan},
  journal={Journal of geriatric physical therapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={23-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The association between closed-chain knee extensor strength and perceived physical function following primary knee replacement has not received much attention.The purpose of this investigation was to determine the relationship of closed and open chain measures of strength with self-reported measures of physical function and mobility following unilateral knee replacement. METHODS Subjects were 9 individuals (68. 7 +/- 2.3 years) approximately 16 months postsurgery. The… CONTINUE READING