Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Open-chain exercises after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

BRIAN NOEHREN, LYNN SNYDER-MACKLER

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Abstract

SYNOPSIS: Restoring quadriceps muscle strength is integral to recovery following an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. We argue that clinicians should re-evaluate their beliefs about open-chain exercises and measure this important variable to improve outcomes for their patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)473-475
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
Volume50
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2020

Keywords

  • Kinetic-chain exercise
  • Quadriceps
  • Rehabilitation
  • Return to sport

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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