The effects of backward locomotion as part of a rehabilitation program on functional ability of patients following knee injury

Walking, running and cycling in a normal forwards manner and in a backwards direction, assists in the recovery from knee injuries. However backward locomotion improves cardiovascular fitness more. This suggests that backward locomotion could be a viable alternative for athletes to return to their sport in a better conditioned state.

: 19 November 2010
: Brink, M.; et al
: 2010
Publication Page
: 17
Media Type
: Presentation
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