Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Är större alfavinkel i höftleden associerad med mindre rörlighet och lägre isometrisk styrka hos personer med långvarig höft/ljumsksmärta?: A Pilot Study
2016 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Femorocetabular impingement (FAI) is a mechanical abutment in the hip joint due to a changed morphology and believed to be a risk factor for osteoarthritis (OA). The number of surgeries have rapidly increased, although the connection to OA lacks evidence. FAI definition is deficient and morphological changes is common in asymptomatic individuals. The alpha angle is a measurable radiological sign for FAI. Reduced Range of motion (ROM) and isometric strength have been reported in some cases. Knowledge of the functional impairments associated with FAI is needed as a first step, before designing a physiotherapy treatment program. The aim was to assess whether the alpha angle was associated with hip ROM and isometric strength of the hip in individuals with longstanding hip/groin pain. Secondary aim to assess if there were gender differences in ROM and isometric strength. Forty-six patients with unilateral hip/groin pain >3months, age 18-55 years, no previous hip surgery, or osteoarthritis were included in this cross-sectional study. The patients were examined with X-ray, ROM and isometric strength tests. Statistical analysis were performed by ANCOVA with gender as covariate to evaluate groups with alpha angle

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , p. 26
Keyword [en]
Medicine
Keyword [sv]
Medicin
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-53033Local ID: a1bc8e82-179a-4f45-b64c-ec786444abc4OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-53033DiVA, id: diva2:1026406
Subject / course
Student thesis, at least 30 credits
Educational program
Healt Science, master's level
Supervisors
Examiners
Note
Validerat; 20160617 (global_studentproject_submitter)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(752 kB)61 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT03.pdfFile size 752 kBChecksum SHA-512
8cdab11dfc97a5acbb7470103d141e147f1d599ffa4528bf79aa572c3e0cb1b6cd113131f6c067529211c7ecd0c9dd8ec2ffcb79af190b072816ac256a76ba3c
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Johansson, Lasse

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 61 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 109 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf