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Augmented feedback approach to double-leg squat training for patients with knee osteoarthritis: a preliminary study

Al-Amri, Mohammad, Davies, Jennifer, Adamson, Paul, Button, Kate, Roos, Paulien and Van Deursen, Robert William Martin 2016. Augmented feedback approach to double-leg squat training for patients with knee osteoarthritis: a preliminary study. Presented at: 11th International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality & Associated Technologies, Los Angeles, California, USA, 20-22 September 2016. Published in: Sharkey, Paul and Rizzo, Albert ‘Skip’ eds. Proc. 11th Intl Conf. Disability, Virtual Reality & Associated Technologies. pp. 251-257.

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Abstract

The aim of this preliminary study was to explore the effects of two types of augmented feedback on the strategy used by healthy participants and patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) to perform a double-leg squat. Seven patients with knee OA and seven healthy participants performed three sets of eight double-leg squats: one without feedback, one with real-time kinematic feedback and one with real-time kinetic feedback. Kinematic and kinetic outcome measures (peak knee flexion angle, peak knee extensor moment, and symmetry of the support knee moment between the injured and non-injured knees) demonstrate the potential influence of real-time kinetic feedback on the motor strategy used to perform a double-leg squat in both groups. This feedback could be used to develop more efficient and effective motor strategies for squatting in patients with knee OA and further evaluation is warranted.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Healthcare Sciences
ISBN: 9780704915473
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Last Modified: 01 Apr 2017 04:08
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/94978

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