ForceFrame Test: Knee Flexion

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  • Prone
  • Standing
  • Supine

Prone

ForceFrame Crossbar Rotation
0⁰
ForceFrame Crossbar Height
Medium-Low
ForceFrame Paddle Position
Flat
Body position
Prone (lying) with hands under forehead
Hip position
Neutral
Knee Position
15⁰ flexion (approximate)
Ankle Position
Plantargrade (neutral) - toes extended
Sensor contact
Back of heel
Set-up
Start with toes in contact with floor and heel directly below sensor. Position crossbar as low as possible while not in contact with heel. To perform test, flex knee to achieve contact with sensor.
Contraction Type
Isometric
Cues ‘3,2,1 - Pull, pull, pull…’


Standing

ForceFrame Crossbar Rotation
0⁰
ForceFrame Crossbar Height
Medium
ForceFrame Paddle Position
Flat
Body position
Standing in front of ForceFrame
Hip position
Neutral
Knee Position
90⁰ flexion
Sensor contact
Back of heel
Contraction Type
Isometric
Cues ‘3,2,1 - Pull, pull, pull…’


Supine

ForceFrame Crossbar Rotation
180⁰
ForceFrame Crossbar Height
Medium
ForceFrame Paddle Position
Flat
Body position
Supine
Hip position
90⁰ flexion
Knee Position
90⁰ flexion
Sensor contact
Back of heel
Contraction Type
Isometric
Cues ‘3,2,1 - Pull, pull, pull…’


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