Volume 3 Issue 2
Fluoroscopic Imaging Allows Quantification of Changes in Patellar Tracking due to Taping in Subjects with Patellofemoral Pain
Francesco Travascio, Hyung-Pil Jun, Moataz Eltoukhy, Christopher Kuenze, Shihab Asfour and Joseph Signorile*
A common clinical evaluation of patellar instability is the J sign, which is a lateral deviation of the tracking of the patella as the patient approaches full knee extension; however, no practical clinical tool is available to quantify levels of lateral deviation.
Muscle Function among Healthy Adult Athletes before and After a Postural Balance Training Period
Annika Larsson* MSc, RPT, Börje Rehn Associate Professor, RPT, Sven Blomqvist PhD, RPT
Postural balance training is primarily used by athletes as rehabilitation after previous injuries or for prevention. A few studies have been made with the aim of investigating whether postural balance training can improve other physical functions in healthy participants. However, there is no consensus regarding effects.