PT Inquest Episode 157: Rate of Torque Development and Knee Osteoarthritis
When we say that a patient is “strong”, what does that mean exactly? Can a single muscle do well on one strength test but poorly on another? Are some tests more “functional”? Sometimes it is less about IF they are strong and more about WHEN they are strong…
Deficits in rate of torque development are accompanied by activation failure in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Ventura A, Muendle B, Friesenbichler B, Casartelli NC, Kramers I, Maffiuletti NA.
J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2019 Feb;44:94-100. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2018.11.010. Epub 2018 Dec 4.
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