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Effect of high body mass index on knee muscle strength and function after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamst

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
WH Hsu et al.
Used Parameters : BW, FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Taiwan

Journal : BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Increased body mass index (BMI) has been associated with poorer function in patients who have undergone anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. However, the effect of high BMI on muscle strength in these patients remained unclear. The current study aimed to compare knee muscle strength and Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) in ACL-reconstructed patients with a variety of different BMIs. From November 2013 to March 2016, we prospectively enrolled 30 patients who underwent ACL reconstruction (18–60 …
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