Tuomas Liikavainio

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Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Loading and gait symmetry during level and stair walking in asymptomatic subjects with knee osteoarthritis: importance of quadriceps femoris in reducing impact force during heel strike?
    Tuomas Liikavainio
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Knee 14:231-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of loading measurements with skin-mounted accelerometers during walking
    Tuomas Liikavainio
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:907-15. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Physical function and properties of quadriceps femoris muscle in men with knee osteoarthritis
    Tuomas Liikavainio
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland Kolari Health Centre, Kolari, Finland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2185-94. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Gait and muscle activation changes in men with knee osteoarthritis
    Tuomas Liikavainio
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Knee 17:69-76. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Postural control and thigh muscle activity in men with knee osteoarthritis
    Tarja Lyytinen
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 20:1066-74. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Method for testing motion analysis laboratory measurement systems
    Marko J Hakkarainen
    Department of Physics and Mathematics, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    J Biomech Eng 132:114501. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Neural and mechanical responses of the triceps surae muscle group after 1 h of repeated fast passive stretches
    Janne Avela
    Neuromuscular Research Center, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyvaskyla, FIN 40100 Jyväskylä, Finland
    J Appl Physiol 96:2325-32. 2004

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Loading and gait symmetry during level and stair walking in asymptomatic subjects with knee osteoarthritis: importance of quadriceps femoris in reducing impact force during heel strike?
    Tuomas Liikavainio
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Knee 14:231-8. 2007
    ..Stair walking is a demanding motor task and the musculoskeletal system is loaded more during stair descent than level walking at normal speed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of loading measurements with skin-mounted accelerometers during walking
    Tuomas Liikavainio
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:907-15. 2007
    ..To examine reproducibility of load measurements with skin-mounted accelerometers (SMAs) during walking...
  3. doi request reprint Physical function and properties of quadriceps femoris muscle in men with knee osteoarthritis
    Tuomas Liikavainio
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland Kolari Health Centre, Kolari, Finland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2185-94. 2008
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  4. doi request reprint Gait and muscle activation changes in men with knee osteoarthritis
    Tuomas Liikavainio
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Knee 17:69-76. 2010
    ..It is speculated that the faster speeds in the stair descent subjected the compensatory mechanisms to the maximum highlighting the differences between groups...
  5. doi request reprint Postural control and thigh muscle activity in men with knee osteoarthritis
    Tarja Lyytinen
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 20:1066-74. 2010
    ..05) in control subjects than subjects with knee OA. It is concluded that subjects with knee OA do not have any standing balance deficit, but they do exhibit increased muscle activity in VM muscle compared to control subjects...
  6. doi request reprint Method for testing motion analysis laboratory measurement systems
    Marko J Hakkarainen
    Department of Physics and Mathematics, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
    J Biomech Eng 132:114501. 2010
    ..This expanded MLAT procedure can be used in the laboratory setting were either FP, camera based motion capture, or any other motion capture system is used along with accelerometer measurements...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neural and mechanical responses of the triceps surae muscle group after 1 h of repeated fast passive stretches
    Janne Avela
    Neuromuscular Research Center, Department of Biology of Physical Activity, University of Jyvaskyla, FIN 40100 Jyväskylä, Finland
    J Appl Physiol 96:2325-32. 2004
    ..In addition, altered material properties seem to affect proprioceptive feedback and, therefore, the motor unit activation in proportion to the contractile failure...