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Establishing Normal Values for Lower Extremity Muscle Length and comparison of muscle length from dominant to non dominant side in Elite Cricketers aged 15-22 years

Chintan Munjal Parikh, Maneesh Arora.

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Establishing Normal Values for Lower Extremity Muscle Length and comparison of muscle length from dominant to non dominant side in Elite Cricketers aged 15-22 years

Chintan Parikh* MPT (Sports), Maneesh Arora Professor & HOD SBSPGI, Dehradun, Pooja Bahrdwaj Assistant Professor, SBSPGI, Dehradun.

Abstract
Objectives: To establish a normative range of values for muscle length & comparison of muscle length in the Hamstrings, Iliopsoas, Rectus femoris, and Gastrocnemius muscles from dominant to non dominant side of elite cricketers.

Design: Observational with descriptive in nature.

Setting: Lalbhai Contractor Stadium, Surat, Gujarat.

Participants: Hundred elite cricketers participated in the study.

Methods and outcome measures: Bilateral muscle length measurements of the Gastrocnemius, Hamstring, Rrectus femoris and Iliopsoas muscles were obtained using a standard goniometer. The assessment techniques included: the prone, figure four positions with active Dorsiflexion for the Gastrocnemius, the active knee extension test (AKE) for Hamstrings, the modified Thomas test for Rectus femoris, and the Thomas test for Iliopsoas.

Results: Normative resting muscle length values were calculated from the group mean using goniometric measurements. There is significant difference in muscle length of dominant to non dominant side of Hamstrings, Iliopsoas & Gastrocnemious (p

Key words: Key words: Muscle length, AKE, Modified Thomas Test


 
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