Tag Knee

m. rectus femoris

m. rectus femoris Goals and Principles As soon as tolerated after swelling/bleeding has been controlled, the athlete should do some slow circulation and range of motion exercises. This is to minimize, or if possible avoid secondary effects like muscle and…

Single leg hop for distance symmetry masks lower limb biomechanics: time to discuss hop distance as decision criterion for return to sport afterACL reconstruction?

To cite: Kotsifaki A, Whiteley R, Van Rossom S, et al. Br J doi:10.1136/ bjsports-2020-103677 INTRODUCTION Functional hop testing is traditionally used to determine readiness to return to sport (RTS) after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR).1 2 Typically, functional symmetry between legs…

Blood Flow Restriction Combined with Electrical Stimulation Attenuates Thigh Muscle Disuse Atrophy

Blood Flow Restriction Combined with Electrical Stimulation Attenuates Thigh Muscle Disuse Atrophy DOI: 10.1249 The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of repeated application of BFR+EMS on preserving skeletal muscle mass and strength during a period of limb disuse.…

Changes in rectus femoris architecture induced by the reverse nordic hamstring exercises

Changes in rectus femoris architecture induced by the reverse nordic hamstring exercises, Diego ALONSO-FERNANDEZ, Rosana FERNANDEZ-RODRIGUEZ, Rocío ABALO-NÚÑEZ, Department of Special Didactics, Faculty of Science Education and Sport, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain; Galicia Sur Health Research Institute (IIS Galicia…

Knee Extension Deficit in the Early Postoperative Period Predisposes to Cyclops Syndrome After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Risk Factor Analysis in 3633 Patients From the SANTI Study Group Database

Knee Extension Deficit in the Early Postoperative Period Predisposes to Cyclops Syndrome After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Risk Factor Analysis in 3633 Patients From the SANTI Study Group Database Delaloye, J.-R., Murar, J., Vieira, T. D., Franck, F., Pioger, C.,…