Women with patellofemoral pain syndrome have quadriceps femoris volume and strength deficiency


Kaya D., Citaker S., Kerimoglu U., ATAY Ö. A. , Nyland J., Callaghan M., ...More

KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, vol.19, no.2, pp.242-247, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00167-010-1290-2
  • Journal Name: KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.242-247
  • Keywords: Quadriceps femoris, Peak torque, Muscle volume, Cross-sectional area, Patellofemoral pain syndrome, VASTUS MEDIALIS OBLIQUUS, FUNCTIONAL PERFORMANCE TESTS, KNEE PAIN, REHABILITATION, RELIABILITY, LATERALIS, RECRUITMENT, MORPHOLOGY, EXERCISES, ALIGNMENT

Abstract

The aim of this study was to assess muscle torque, total volume, and cross-sectional area, and lower limb function of the quadriceps muscle in women with unilateral patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS).