oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Quadriceps and hamstring muscle function in complete and partial anterior cruciate ligament deficiency

Volume 7, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



Objective: To assess whether partial as opposed to complete anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), rupture causes changes in quadriceps and hamstring muscle size or, strength. Methods: Thirteen complete (COMP) and 5 partial (PART) ACL-deficient subjects, whose injuries were diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), completed the trial.

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