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 development in females with and without knee cap pain. Our question was – do females with knee cap pain also have reduced hip muscle power?

And the answer = Yes, and they appear to be bigger deficits than isometric strength

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Or see Guilherme Nune’s infograpic below for a summary





Blood flow restriction

Quadriceps strengthening with and without blood flow restriction in the treatment of patellofemoral pain: a double-blind randomised trial Lachlan Giles, Kate E Webster, Jodie McClelland, Jill L Cook A team from the…

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