The effect of weak hip abductors or external rotators on knee valgus kinematics in healthy subjects: a systematic review.

@article{Cashman2012TheEO,
  title={The effect of weak hip abductors or external rotators on knee valgus kinematics in healthy subjects: a systematic review.},
  author={Glenn E Cashman},
  journal={Journal of sport rehabilitation},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={
          273-84
        }
}
  • Glenn E Cashman
  • Published 1 August 2012
  • Medicine
  • Journal of sport rehabilitation
CONTEXT It has been postulated that subjects with weak hip abductors and external rotators may demonstrate increased knee valgus, which may in turn raise risk of injury to the lower extremity. Recent studies have explored the potential link between hip strength and knee kinematics, but there has not yet been a review of this literature. OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review assessing the potential link between hip-abductor or external-rotator strength and knee-valgus kinematics during… 

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