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Role of Isokinetic Testing and Training After ACL Injury and Reconstruction

  • George J. DaviesEmail author
  • Bryan Riemann
  • Todd Ellenbecker
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter focuses on the role of isokinetics with regard to testing and training after ACL injury and reconstruction. This includes the use of isokinetics for screening, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and criteria for discharge to return to sports. Specific considerations for testing after ACL reconstruction are detailed. Testing and training protocols are provided.

Keywords

Isokinetic testing Isokinetic training ACL testing ACL rehabilitation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • George J. Davies
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bryan Riemann
    • 2
  • Todd Ellenbecker
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Doctor of Physical Therapy ProgramBiodynamics and Human performance Center, Georgia Southern University-Armstrong CampusSavannahUSA
  2. 2.Health Sciences, Biodynamics and Human Performance CenterArmstrong Campus, Georgia Southern UniversitySavannahUSA
  3. 3.Associates Scottsdale Sports ClinicScottsdaleUSA

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