The Effects of a Prophylactic Knee Brace and Two Neoprene Knee Sleeves on the Performance of Healthy Athletes: A Crossover Randomized Controlled Trial

@inproceedings{Mortaza2012TheEO,
  title={The Effects of a Prophylactic Knee Brace and Two Neoprene Knee Sleeves on the Performance of Healthy Athletes: A Crossover Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={Niyousha Mortaza and Ismail Ebrahimi and A. A. Jamshidi and Vahid Abdollah and Mohammad Hashim Kamali and Wan Abu Bakar Wan Abas and Noor Azuan Abu Osman},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
Knee injury is one of the major problems in sports medicine, and the use of prophylactic knee braces is an attempt to reduce the occurrence and/or severity of injuries to the knee joint ligament(s) without inhibiting knee mobility. The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of one recently designed prophylactic knee brace and two neoprene knee sleeves upon performance of healthy athletes. Thirty-one healthy male athletes (age = 21.2 ± 1.5) volunteered as participants to examine the… CONTINUE READING
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