Musculoskeletal Adaptation to Resistance Exercise in Older Women with Knee Osteoarthritis and Total Knee Arthroplasty

Emmanuel Gomes Ciolac & Júlia Maria D'Andréa Greve
Objective: Lower-extremity strength deficits are commonly reported in women with knee osteoarthritis (OA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA), and may markedly reduce functional capacity and balance [ref:1]. Resistance exercise (RE) is an effective method to improve muscle mass and strength[ref:2],[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]