EFFECTS OF FATIGUE ON FRONTAL PLANE KNEE MOTION, MUSCLE ACTIVITY, AND GROUND REACTION FORCES IN MEN AND WOMEN DURING LANDING

Article, Other literature type English OPEN
Smith, Michael P.; Sizer, Phillip S.; James, C. Roger;
(2009)
  • Publisher: University of Uludag
  • Journal: Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (issn: 1303-2968)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC3763288
  • Subject: GV557-1198.995 | Research Article | Sports | drop-jump landing | Sports medicine | RC1200-1245 | ACL | injury | gender differences
    mesheuropmc: human activities | musculoskeletal system

Women tear their Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) 2-8 times more frequently than men. Frontal plane knee motion can produce a pathological load in the ACL. During a state of fatigue the muscles surrounding the knee joint may lose the ability to protect the joint during ... View more
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