Assessment of bilateral muscle function symmetry in female alpine skiers

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Publication Type honors thesis
School or College College of Health
Department Exercise & Sport Science
Faculty Mentor Dr. Patricia A. Eisenman
Creator Brandt, Ellissa Kathryn
Title Assessment of bilateral muscle function symmetry in female alpine skiers
Year graduated 2012
Date 2012-05
Description A recent theory for the high occurrence of ACL injuries in female athletes is the presence of asymmetric leg muscle function. Unfortunately, information relative to the bilateral muscle function for the legs of female alpine skiers is lacking. Therefore the primary aim of this project is to examine the muscle function characteristics for both legs of female alpine skiers. A second aim is to compare the reliability and potential overlap of two methods of assessing muscle function, the single leg counter movement jump (SLCMJ) and single leg time to stabilization (SL TTS). A total of 20 subjects were tested, 9 members.
Type Text
Publisher University of Utah
Subject Anterior Cruciate Ligament - injuries; Skiers, Female; Single leg counter movement jump - Research; Single leg time to stabilization - Research
Language eng
Rights Management (c) Ellissa Kathryn Brandt
Format Medium application/pdf
Format Extent 1,888,101 bytes
Permissions Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=1250739
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Setname ir_htoa
Date Created 2016-10-11
Date Modified 2018-11-06
ID 205773
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zd1c5h
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