knee complex

knee com·plex

(nē kom'pleks)
The tibiofemoral joint, the patellofemoral joint, and related musculature and connective tissue.
See also: patellofemoral joint
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This systematic approach will not only strengthen the muscles and connective tissue of the all-important knee complex itself, but also the proximal (above) and distal (below) structures that lend support to it.
In light of these findings there is no question that the knee complex deserves special attention in the training of female athletes.
This comprehensive approach will not only strengthen the muscles and connective tissue of the knee complex itself, but also the proximal and distal compartments that support it.