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ACE Report #10816
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Feasible to test high speed resistance training with vs. without balance exercises for knee OA


Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Safety and feasibility of high speed resistance training with and without balance exercises for knee osteoarthritis: A pilot randomised controlled trial

Phys Ther Sport. 2018 Nov;34:154-163. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2018.10.001

Contributing Authors: KD Hill P Levinger J Dunn N Bifera M Butson G Elias

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Synopsis

30 patients, 60-90 years of age, with knee osteoarthritis were randomized to one of three groups: high speed resistance training plus balance exercises (HSRT-B), HSRT alone, or a control group who continued daily activities as usual. The primary purpose of this pilot study was to test the feasibility a larger scale trial of the interventions. Overall, adherence to exercise programs was high, and n...

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