PT Inquest Episode 109: Rate of Force Development and PFP

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Back again (sorry). This time talking about PFP. A lot of people confuse the subtle differences of all the factors that underlie the heading “strength”. Many are not interchangeable and should be thought about as separate constructs. This episode looks at how rate of force development may be a large factor in rehabilitation, specifically regarding PFP.

Hip rate of force development and strength are impaired in females with patellofemoral pain without signs of altered gluteus medius and maximus morphology.
Nunes GS, Barton CJ, Serrão FV.
J Sci Med Sport. 2017 May 24. pii: S1440-2440(17)30440-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.05.014. [Epub ahead of print]

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Here is an online resource posted by the authors: http://semrc.blogs.latrobe.edu.au/hip-muscle-rate-force-development-impaired-females-knee-cap-pain/

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“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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