The effect of prophylactic knee bracing on performance: balance, proprioception, coordination, and muscular power

@article{Baltaci2011TheEO,
  title={The effect of prophylactic knee bracing on performance: balance, proprioception, coordination, and muscular power},
  author={Gul Baltaci and Gulcan Aktas and Elif Camci and Sevim Oksuz and Seda Yildiz and Tugce Kalaycioglu},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2011},
  volume={19},
  pages={1722-1728}
}
Prophylactic knee braces are largely used in the prevention of ligament injuries, but their effectiveness on performance are still controversial. The aim of this study was to determine which brace was the most effective on functional performance. Twenty-four healthy subjects (14 men and 10 women), between the age of 18 and 22 with no prior history of lower limb injury and brace use, voluntarily participated in this study. Five different prophylactic knee braces were used. The test protocol… CONTINUE READING
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