Navigation Links
Adding Eccentric Resistance Training Improves Muscle Strength Following ACL Surgery
Date:12/30/2008

Full recovery from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction can be difficult, but a review of several studies from the University of Utah published in the inaugural edition of Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach highlights how the use of eccentric resistance training may improve leg strength and lessen recovery issues.

Rosemont, IL (Vocus) December 30, 2008 -- Full recovery from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction can be difficult, but a review of several studies from the University of Utah published in the inaugural edition of Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach highlights how the use of eccentric resistance training may improve leg strength and lessen recovery issues.

"This review paper demonstrates that progressive eccentric resistance exercise during the early rehabilitation process can safely and quickly improve the strength, muscle size and hopping ability after ACL reconstruction surgery," said J. Parry Gerber, PhD, PT, SCS, ATC, lead author and US Army-Baylor Sports-medicine Physical Therapy Residency Director from the Military Academy at West Point.

The review focuses on forty individuals who were randomly assigned into either an eccentrically-biased or standard rehabilitation program beginning three weeks after ACL reconstructive surgery. Following the 12-week training program the rehabilitation program was discontinued for both groups. Individuals were encouraged to perform traditional resistance exercises 2-3 times a week at home and then increase activity, as tolerated. Patients were followed up periodically for one year following surgery.

Those individuals who were in the eccentric resistance group produced a 25 percent increase in quadriceps volume after the 12-week training p
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Hill-Rom Announces Agreement with Encompass Therapeutic Support Systems Adding New Surface Choice for Use with Hill-Rom Frames
2. CaringBridge(R) Enhances Web Service by Adding Printable CaringBook Option
3. Adding Light Eases Behavioral Problems of Dementia
4. %DV: Adding Up a Balanced Diet
5. Adding epratuzumab to standard therapy
6. Adding ultrasound screening to mammography brings benefits, risks
7. Freeland, MI Woman Wins $50,000 for Losing Weight, Adding Muscle and Changing Her Life
8. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Users now can include Telephony and Call Recording features by adding ConversationPRO(TM) from VoiceGate, a Division of IgeaCare Systems Inc.
9. Coalition to Protect Floridas Drivers Applauds Governor Crist for Adding PIP to Special Session
10. New Research Shows That Combining Aerobic Exercise With High-Force Eccentric Resistance Training Improves Glucose Control in Diabetes Patients
11. Researcher refining synthetic molecules to prevent HIV resistance
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Adding Eccentric Resistance Training Improves Muscle Strength Following ACL Surgery 
(Date:9/20/2014)... (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 New ... and Market Analysis to 2023?. The asthma market ... as it has become saturated with relatively efficacious ... corticosteroids (ICSs), inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta-agonists (ICS/LABAs), ... increasing generic competition. However, the launch of seven ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Recently, Best Cheap Hosting USA (best-cheap-hosting-usa.com), a ... website. The new site provides the latest reviews ... customers. Here, people can find a lot of ... it has recommended some excellent web hosting suppliers ... great web hosting suppliers, InMotion ( http://www.best-cheap-hosting-usa.com/go/InMotion/ ), ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... September 20, 2014 "As a nurse, patients ... tanks," said an inventor from Tamaqua, Pa. "The reason that ... the backs of their chairs. My invention enables them to ... Kam Oxygen Sensor to make it easier to monitor the ... user knows when the tank is low. It allows changeovers ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Earlier this week, Home Depot revealed that up to ... card information pilfered by hackers, surpassing the 40 million Target ... articles like this one published by Bloomberg on September ... , “Most people tend to focus on how many credit ... score a game,” says Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... September 20, 2014 Final Cut Pro ... the release of the Information theme for FCPX filmmakers. , ... to describe the Information theme,” says Christina Austin, CEO of ... look so professional.” , Information features easy to use controls ... of the environment. Change the background color, color of each ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Symbicort Asthma Market Forecasts to 2023 - Overview, Efficacy, Safety & SWOT Analysis in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Symbicort Asthma Market Forecasts to 2023 - Overview, Efficacy, Safety & SWOT Analysis in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Symbicort Asthma Market Forecasts to 2023 - Overview, Efficacy, Safety & SWOT Analysis in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Best Cheap Hosting USA Launches Its New Website And Recommends InMotion To Worldwide People 2Health News:Don’t Let Data Breach Fatigue Cause Dangerous Cyber Security Complacency 2Health News:Don’t Let Data Breach Fatigue Cause Dangerous Cyber Security Complacency 3Health News:Don’t Let Data Breach Fatigue Cause Dangerous Cyber Security Complacency 4Health News:Don’t Let Data Breach Fatigue Cause Dangerous Cyber Security Complacency 5Health News:Today Pixel Film Studios Announced the Release of the Information Theme for Final Cut Pro X 2
... to the latest on breast-feeding, there is no hard and ... newborn. Most young mothers would be more// than glad ... while breast feeding, can prove too painful for motherly feelings ... Adolphe. Nicola accordingly, had a horrendous time trying to breastfeed ...
... prince donates his youth to his father so that he could ... is at hand now. For scientists say they have discovered a ... by manipulating that gene perhaps one could live longer, they hope. ... lifespan of animals that are subjected to a calorie-restricted diet -when ...
... Anti-depressants could indeed lift one out of depression. But ... been recognized//. ,Now the U.S. Food and ... antidepressant medications update the existing black box warning on ... of suicidal thinking and behavior, in young adults ages ...
... pregnancy, migraine and stroke, US researchers said. The combination ... fact, Cheryl Bushnell, assistant professor of neurology at the ... that pregnant women who suffered migraine carried a risk ... did not suffer migraine. ,Elaborating on the ...
... know that older women - those 80 or older - have ... published today. ,Worryingly, the research also found that 56 ... breast cancer risk. ,The strongest risk factor for breast ... higher her risk. About one in 70 women will develop breast ...
... of moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease//, or ... ,The results of the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of ... May American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, ... to an editorial commenting on the research, the failure ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Research Promises To Take The Pain Off Breast Feeding 2Health News:New Research Promises To Take The Pain Off Breast Feeding 3Health News:Gene Responsible for Ageing Process Discovered – and Calorie Restriction Could Hel 2Health News:FDA Advisory Against Anti-depressants to Be Expanded to Cover Young Adults too 2Health News:FDA Advisory Against Anti-depressants to Be Expanded to Cover Young Adults too 3Health News:Women Unaware of When Breast Cancer Risk is Greatest 2Health News:Anti-inflammatory Drug Fails to Improve COPD Symptoms 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... LOS ANGELES , Sept. 19, 2014  CytRx ... and development company specializing in oncology, today announced that ... will present at BioCentury,s 2014 NewsMakers in the Biotech ... p.m. Eastern Time. The conference will take place at ... City . A live and archived ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... -- Reductions in kidney failure obtained during ... with diabetes type 2 "Intensive treatment is ... kidneys." Australian researchers have discovered that intensive ... to persistent reductions in kidney failure many years after ... has found that, five and a half years after ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... , September 19, 2014 ... Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qqjrnh/global_molecular ) has announced the ... Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. ... Cytogenetics involves the study of chromosomes using ... functions of genes and chromosomes. It plays ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CytRx to Present at BioCentury's 2014 NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference 2CytRx to Present at BioCentury's 2014 NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference 3ADVANCE-ON Post-trial Observational Study: Blood Pressure Arm and Glucose Arm Results 2ADVANCE-ON Post-trial Observational Study: Blood Pressure Arm and Glucose Arm Results 3Global Molecular Cytogenetics Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Abbott, Affymetrix, Agilent Technologies, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Illumina and PerkinElmer 2Global Molecular Cytogenetics Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Abbott, Affymetrix, Agilent Technologies, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Illumina and PerkinElmer 3
Human based material available in two levels for the control of accuracy and precision for upto 23 analytes....
Human based assayed sera available in three levels for the control of accuracy and precision for up to 25 analytes...
The AMY method used on the Dimension clinical chemistry system is an in vitro diagnostic test intended for the quantitative determination of amylase activity in serum, plasma and urine....
Enzymatic Clearance assay for the in vitro quantitative determination of LDL-cholesterol in human serum and plasma....
Medicine Products: