patellofemoral


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patellofemoral

 [pah-tel″o-fem´o-ral]
pertaining to the patella and femur.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

patellofemoral

adjective Referring to the knee and femur.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

patellofemoral

(pă-tĕl″ō-fĕm′ō-răl)
Concerning the patella and femur.
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The aim of this study was to determine the effect of hip Abductor and External Rotator muscle strengthening exercises on the pain in males with Patellofemoral pain syndrome.
A multifibrillar structure, isointense to skeletal muscle in all sequences was observed in the medial compartment of the knee, which originated in the medial aspect of the patella and coursed towards the medial femoral condyle, in the expected location of the medial patellofemoral ligament.
Osterneier et al (7) measured patellofemoral contact pressures and kinematics using fresh-frozen cadaver specimens both before and after lateral release.
Patellofemoral pain syndrome in athletes: a 5-7-year retrospective follow-up study of 250 athletes.
Pressure is placed over the inferomedial patellofemoral joint, creating an impingement of the medial plica between the finger and the medial femoral condyle.
This measurement system was adopted to measure both the dynamic movement and contact stress of both the tibiofemoral and the patellofemoral joints (Figure 3).
A busca inicial localizou 85 estudos sendo que destes (figura 1), 50 estudos foram localizados com a combinacao dos descritores "Patellofemoral pain syndrome" and rehabilitation, enquanto 35 estudos foram localizados com a combinacao dos descritores "Patellofemoral pain syndrome" and exercise.
The onset of peak patellofemoral joint reaction force (JRF) occurs later in stance phase during BW compared to FW, [19] and the peak patellofemoral JRF is lower during backward running compared to forward running at the same speed.
A 2017 study from the Sports Science Research Center in Tehran, Iran stated that up to 40 percent of visits to sports medicine clinics were as a result of patellofemoral pain.
6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The National Athletic Trainers' Association has issued recommendations for identifying and managing patients with patellofemoral pain (PFP); these recommendations form the basis of a position statement published in the September issue of the Journal of Athletic Training.
However, there are some predisposing factors for this injury such as patellofemoral dysplasia, female gender, and family history of dislocation.[3]