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Vol:276 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14835
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Water-Based Treadmill Training for ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation

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OrthoEvidence. Water-Based Treadmill Training for ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation. ACE Report. 2022;276(1):1. Available from:

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

Effect of water-based walking exercise on rehabilitation of patients following ACL reconstruction: a prospective, randomised, single-blind clinical trial

Physiotherapy . 2022 Jun;115:18-26.

Contributing Authors:
D Li Q Zhang X Liu C Chen J Lu D Ye Y Li W Wang M Shen

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Sixty patients that underwent anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction were randomized to receive either water-based treadmill walking training (n=31) or land-based treadmill walking training (n=29). The primary outcome of this trial was to assess the maximal ratio of peak torque to body weight (PT/BW) of the hamstrings and quadriceps after 3 weeks. Other outcomes such as passive position sense, ...

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