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Bassam A. Nabil, Mariam A. Ameer, Azza M. Abdelmohsen, Abeer F. Hanafy, Ahmed S. Yamani, Naglaa M. Elhafez, and Salam M. Elhafez

posterior rotator cuff muscles and scapular strengthening. 10 – 13 Isokinetic testing is an important part of the assessment of upper limb muscular strength. Researchers have demonstrated its effect in training and provided clinically relevant information regarding muscular performance through the

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Caroline Lisee, Lindsay Slater, Jay Hertel, and Joe M. Hart

population-specific normative values of these tasks to help further improve the return-to-play decision process. Strength of the quadriceps and hamstring muscle groups are consistently tested through isokinetic and isometric tasks at varying speeds and joint positions. 4 , 12 , 13 Functional performance is

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Nazli-Busra Busra Cigercioglu, Hande Guney-Deniz, Ezgi Unuvar, Filiz Colakoglu, and Gul Baltaci

, 10 , 11 These differences in rotator strength and ROM have been previously reported as the indicators of tennis performance in junior players. 10 , 11 The isokinetic strength test is the primary criterion of strength assessment, but its application in the field is limited. Therefore, several field

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Grant E. Norte, Jay N. Hertel, Susan A. Saliba, David R. Diduch, and Joseph M. Hart

-R may contribute to inconsistent reporting of standardized tests or test batteries. 1 , 3 Assessment of physical function and health status for individuals with ACL-R is complex and warrants the use of diverse evaluation strategies. Multimodal assessments of peripheral muscle function (eg, isokinetic

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Reza Heydari Armaki, Keramatollah Abbasnia, and Alireza Motealleh

validated Persian version of knee Functional Index Questionnaire. 20 – 22 A 10-cm visual analog scale was used to measure knee pain. The visual analog scale is a valid and reliable tool to determine the level of pain in PFP. 23 A Biodex isokinetic dynamometer (Biodex system 4 Pro ™ ; Biodex Medical

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José Messias Rodrigues da Silva, Marcia Uchoa de Rezende, Tânia Carvalho Spada, Lucila da Silva Francisco, Helenilson Pereira dos Santos, Robson de Andrade Souza, Júlia Maria D'Andréa Greve, and Emmanuel Gomes Ciolac

, male; N, number of patients; R, right; SED–SED, sedentary to sedentary; SED–ACT, sedentary to active. Weight and height to calculate body mass index (BMI), muscular capacity (isokinetic test), functional capacity (sit to stand, timed up and down stairs test, and time up and go tests), 9 and daily

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Eduardo Lusa Cadore, Miriam González-Izal, Rafael Grazioli, Igor Setuain, Ronei Silveira Pinto, and Mikel Izquierdo

fatigue induced by concentric and eccentric exercises have been minimally investigated. Because sports injuries often occur at higher fatigue conditions 1 , 2 and isokinetic strength training is one of the most common interventions applied in sports environment to improve neuromuscular performance and

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Barıs Seven, Gamze Cobanoglu, Deran Oskay, and Nevin Atalay-Guzel

assessment and accurate measurement is not possible. Another frequently used evaluation method is with a hand-held dynamometer. However, some specialties of raters such as gender, body weight, and grip strength affect a rater’s reliability in obtaining torque measurements. 6 Isokinetic dynamometers are

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Matthew D. Watson, George J. Davies, and Bryan L. Riemann

SSASP performance and isokinetic pushing forces at varying velocities 5 directly supports the idea that the SSASP reflects multijoint UE strength. Simultaneous shoulder flexion and elbow extension are utilized within both SSASP and isokinetic push testing techniques. No previous work appears to have

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Tobias Alt, Igor Komnik, Jannik Severin, Yannick T. Nodler, Rita Benker, Axel J. Knicker, Gert-Peter Brüggemann, and Heiko K. Strüder

torque development. 5 Increased injury risk has been assigned to athletes with strength deficits of the hip extensors 18 and hamstrings. 12 , 18 However, discrepancies of participants (elite sprinters, youth soccer players, and recreational athletes); testing procedures (isometric and isokinetic