Anatomy and Physiology of Knee Stability

Abulhasan, Jawad F. and Grey, Michael J. (2017) Anatomy and Physiology of Knee Stability. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology, 2 (4). p. 34. ISSN 2411-5142

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Abstract

Knee instability has been the focus of large number of studies over the last decade; however, a high incidence rate of injury still exists. The aim of this short report is to examine knee joint anatomy and physiology with respect to knee stability. Knee joint stability requires the integration of a complex set of anatomical structures and physiological mechanism. Compromising any of these structures leads to destabilisation and increased risk of injuries. This review highlights the structure and soft tissue of the knee that contribute to its stability and function. This introduction is part of the Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology’s Special Issue “The Knee: Structure, Function and Rehabilitation”.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: knee,anatomy,stability
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2017 05:09
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2020 05:43
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/65075
DOI: 10.3390/jfmk2040034

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