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Neuromuscular Mechanisms Explaining Functional Decline

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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Specialty Topics in Behavioral Medicine book series (BRIEFSSPETOBEME)

Abstract

This chapter describes the neuromuscular model of activity limitations in knee osteoarthritis. The current scientific evidence for components of the model (i.e. muscle strength, joint proprioception, joint laxity and varus-valgus motion) is reviewed.

Keywords

Muscle Strength Knee Joint Muscle Weakness Activity Limitation Knee Laxity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amsterdam Rehabilitation Research Center ∣ ReadeAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Rehabilitation MedicineVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of PsychiatryVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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