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Could we use rate of perceived exertion for guiding isometric load in patellar tendinopathy?


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Title: Could we use rate of perceived exertion for guiding isometric load in patellar tendinopathy?
Authors: Härdner Lennartsson, Andreas
Issue Date: 9-Nov-2020
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: Isometric
Load management
Patellar tendinopathy
Rate of perceived exertion
Abstract: Abstract Patellar tendinopathy is a common and for some disabling problem resulting in an ended career or decreased physical activity, lower quality of life and health for elite- and recreational athletes. Isometric contraction has proven to be an effective way to decrease pain immediately after the intervention. In this study the possibility to guide load with rate of perceived exertion (RPE) during isometric contraction for optimal effect is investigated. In total five participants were recru... more
Description: Kandidatuppsats 15 hp Titel: Could we use rate of perceived exertion for guiding load in patellar tendinopathy Författare: Andreas Härdner Lennartsson Program: Hälsopromotion Nivå: Bachelor Handledare: Stefan Lindinger Examinator: Dan Fransson Antal sidor: 29 (inklusive bilagor) Termin/år: Vt2020
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/66947
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