Kinetic and Kinematic Analysis in Evaluating Patients with Anterior Knee Pain
Stair climbing is a demanding locomotor task frequently performed during daily activities. It is well-known from a functional point of view that going up and down stairs, requiring high levels of quadriceps activity, is one of the most painful and challenging activities of daily living for subjects with anterior knee pain. Moreover, it is universally accepted that going downstairs is more challenging that going upstairs due to the level of eccentriccontrol required during step descent.
KeywordsKnee Flexion Flexion Angle Ground Reaction Force Anterior Knee Pain Knee Flexion Angle
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