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Traditionally research has focused on isometric muscle strength assessment in people with knee cap (patellofemoral) pain, consistently reporting that it is reduced. In this novel study, we evaluated rate of force…Read more
By Professor Jill Cook. Rest completely The old adage of use it or lose it applies to tendons, resting just decreases the ability of the tendon to take load. It…Read more
1. “Early rehabilitation goals – the one leg rise test”: Early patellofemoral osteoarthritis features 1 year after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction predict symptoms and quality of life at 3 years (Culvenor, et…Read more
“A lot of common exercises don’t provide the level of activity we think we would need for muscle hypertrophy.” – Adam Semciw (University of Queensland) 26.8.16. More than 100 people…Read more
An evidence-practice gap cannot be disputed and must be a priority for us all to address – government, policy makers, researchers, clinicians and patients. The Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal is…Read more