ISOKINETIC STRENGTH MEASUREMENTS IN EARLY KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS


Diracoglu D. , Baskent A. , Yagci I., Oezcakar L., Aydin R.

ACTA REUMATOLOGICA PORTUGUESA, vol.34, no.1, pp.72-77, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : ACTA REUMATOLOGICA PORTUGUESA
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-77

Abstract

Objectives: One of the most important reasons for locomotor dysfunction and disability in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) is muscle weakness in the lower extremity. The aim of this study was to compare the isokinetic knee muscle strength of patients with early knee OA with those of healthy people.