Super quick review of Physical Therapy in Sport August 2010
Neck strength recovery following a single bout of specific strengthening exercise
Netto et al
- Neck strength returned to previous level at 3 days post training.
- Neck strength surpassed previous level at 5 days post training.
- In females recovery may be delayed.
Correlation of three different knee joint position sense measures
Kiran et al.
- Isokinetic dynamometer, electrogoniometer and two dimensional (2D) video analysis showed at least a fair correlation in both standing and sitting.
- 2D video analysis or electrogoniometer may be best for standing, however in sitting 2D video analysis may be inappropriate if the camera is >10 degrees from the plane of motion.
Warming-up before sporting activity improves knee position sense
Magalhaes et al
- Their programme only improved performance in the closed kinetic chain.
- Unsurprisingly their warm up programme didn’t contain
Clinical massage and modified Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation stretching in males with latent myofascial trigger points
Trampas et al
- In patients with latent MTrPs the addition of MTrPing further increases range of motion.
Short and mid-term results of a comprehensive treatment programme for longstanding adductor-related groin pain in athletes: A case series
Weir et al
- It typically took 21 treatments, approx 20 weeks for return to sport.
- 26% had a recurrence between 6.5-21 month follow up.