Evaluation of knee Proprioception Changes in Older men with knee Osteoarthritis Following a period of controlled Aerobic activity

Document Type : Research Paper


1 MSc in Corrective Exercise and Sports Injury, Kharazmi University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

2 Associate Professor, Corrective Exercise and Sport Injury, Kharazmi University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

3 Assistant Professor, Physiology & Corrective Exercise Department, Sport Sciences, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran.

4 Associate Professor in Exercise Physiology at University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.


This study was done to Evaluation of knee Proprioception Changes in Older men with knee Osteoarthritis Following a period of controlled Aerobic activity. Population includes active older men with knee osteoarthritis in West Azerbaijan. 20 active man who paid at least twice a week to exercise, into two groups of 10 patients were randomly divided. Subjects for 8 weeks, three times a week program performed. Electro-goniometer was used to measure the knee Proprioception. To analyze data, independent t-test was used for evaluating results of between groups, and a Paired t test was used to check results from within groups. Results of this study showed that, Comparison within groups, knee Proprioception (p = 0.0001) was a significant difference in the group Aerobic. In comparison between groups knee Proprioception (p = 0.001) there was a significant difference. Overall, eight weeks Aerobic training significantly improves knee Proprioception in older men with knee osteoarthritis. ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا اا ا ا ا ا ا اا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا اا ا اا ا ا ا اا ا ا ا ا ا ا ا اا ا اا ا


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