Journal article

Deep hip muscle activation during squatting in femoroacetabular impingement syndrome

Laura E Diamond, Wolbert van den Hoorn, Kim L Bennell, Tim Wrigley, Rana S Hinman, John O'Donnell, Paul W Hodges

Clinical Biomechanics | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2019


BACKGROUND: Deep hip muscle retraining is a common objective of non-operative management for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome. These muscles are considered to have an important role in hip joint stabilization, however, it is unclear whether their function is altered in the presence of hip pathology. This exploratory study aimed to investigate activation patterns of the hip muscles during two squatting tasks in individuals with and without FAI syndrome. METHODS: Fifteen individuals with FAI syndrome (symptoms, clinical examination and imaging) and 14 age- and sex-comparable healthy controls underwent testing. Intramuscular fine-wire and surface electrodes recorded electromyographic..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia

Awarded by NHMRC

Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

Funding was provided by a Program Grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia (ID631717). KB is supported by a Principal Research Fellowship (APP1058440) from the NHMRC. RH is supported by a Future Fellowship from the Australian Research Council (FT130100175), and PH is supported by a Senior Principal Research Fellowship (APP1002190) from the NHMRC. Results of this study are presented clearly, honestly, and without fabrication, falsification, or inappropriate data manipulation.