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[Quadriceps and hamstring atrophy and weakness after knee trauma and treatment].

Authors
  • Laskowski, Jacek M
  • Pomianowski, Stanisław
  • Orłowski, Jan
Type
Published Article
Journal
Chirurgia narzadów ruchu i ortopedia polska
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2004
Volume
69
Issue
6
Pages
385–387
Identifiers
PMID: 15913023
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

1) No significant correlation between the quadriceps and hamstring strength deficit and thigh atrophy was found. 2) Strength deficits concerns both quadriceps and hamstring muscles. 3) Strength deficits are higher in patients treated in the long leg casts than in non-immobilized.

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