Leg press exercises and weight bearing

- how do loads during leg press exercises correspond to a weight bearing situation?

Limited weight bearing of the lower extremity is commonly recommended after lower limb surgery or arthroplasty, and an overloading can lead to delayed healing or non-union. Many rehabilitation protocols commonly include leg press exercises to recover function of the quadriceps femoris, however to date, the loading during leg press has not been analysed.

 
 

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