Intervention Protocol

Isokinetic exercise for improving knee flexor and extensor muscles

  1. Carolina G Matarazzo1,*,
  2. Maria Stella Peccin2,
  3. Gustavo J. M. Almeida3,
  4. Bernardo Soares4,
  5. Moisés Cohen5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group

Published Online: 25 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005618

How to Cite

Matarazzo CG, Peccin MS, Almeida GJM, Soares B, Cohen M. Isokinetic exercise for improving knee flexor and extensor muscles (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD005618. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005618.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Israel Hospital Albert Einstein, Rehabilitation Center, São Paulo, Morumbi, Brazil

  2. 2

    Brazilian Cochrane Centre, Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  3. 3

    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Physical Therapy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

  4. 4

    Brazilian Cochrane Centre, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  5. 5

    Federal University of São Paulo, Head of the Sports Traumatology Center, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

*Carolina G Matarazzo, Rehabilitation Center, Israel Hospital Albert Einstein, Av Albert Einstein 627, São Paulo, Morumbi, 05351901, Brazil.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 25 JAN 2006




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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To asses the effectiveness and safety of isokinetic training of any kind for knee flexion and extension muscles in healthy adults and in adults with neurological, orthopaedic, or rheumatological conditions.