Stephanie C Petterson
Affiliation: University of East London
- Mechanisms underlying quadriceps weakness in knee osteoarthritisStephanie C Petterson
School of Health and Bioscience, University of East London, London, U K
Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:422-7. 2008..To identify determinants of quadriceps weakness among persons with end-stage knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
- Early quadriceps strength loss after total knee arthroplasty. The contributions of muscle atrophy and failure of voluntary muscle activationRyan L Mizner
Department of Physical Therapy, 301 McKinly Laboratory, University of Delaware, Newark, Deleware 19716, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1047-53. 2005..Knee pain with muscle contraction played a surprisingly small role in the reduction of muscle activation...
- Preoperative quadriceps strength predicts functional ability one year after total knee arthroplastyRyan L Mizner
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, 19716, USA
J Rheumatol 32:1533-9. 2005..Preoperative bodily pain and knee flexion ROM are poor predictors of all functional outcome measures...
- Quadriceps strength and the time course of functional recovery after total knee arthroplastyRyan L Mizner
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:424-36. 2005..The high correlation between quadriceps strength and functional performance suggests that improved postoperative quadriceps strengthening could be important to enhance the potential benefits of TKA...