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Volume:8 Issue:6 Number:1 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12240
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Effect of blood flow restriction during concentric and eccentric quadriceps exercise after ACL-R

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Blood Flow Restriction Training Applied With High-Intensity Exercise Does Not Improve Quadriceps Muscle Function After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Am J Sports Med. 2020 Mar;48(4): 825-837.

Contributing Authors: RM Palmieri-Smith A Bedi MT Curran CL Mendias EM Wojtys MV Kujawa

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Thirty-eight patients undergoing rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery were randomized to receive 8 weeks of eccentric or concentric quadriceps exercise training, with or without blood flow restriction during exercise, after the completion of a standardized 10 week post-operative protocol. The primary outcome of interest was the change from baseline in isometri...

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