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Incorporating kettlebells into a lower extremity sports rehabilitation program.
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PMID:  21655384     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The primary goal of a sports rehabilitation program is to return the injured athlete back to competition as quickly and as safely as possible. Sports physical therapists utilize a variety of exercise equipment to help an athlete restore function after an injury. An injured athlete's therapeutic exercise program frequently includes the prescription of functional strengthening and power exercises during the later stages of rehabilitation. One piece of exercise equipment, the kettlebell, has gained popularity for its ability to allow the user to perform functional power exercises. The unique exercises that can be performed with kettlebells may have utility in sports physical therapy practice. This clinical suggestion outlines the clinical rationale for the inclusion of kettlebell exercises when rehabilitating an athlete with a lower extremity injury.
Authors:
Jason Brumitt; Hui En Gilpin; Meredith Brunette; Erik P Meira
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  North American journal of sports physical therapy : NAJSPT     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1558-6170     ISO Abbreviation:  N Am J Sports Phys Ther     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-09     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101318564     Medline TA:  N Am J Sports Phys Ther     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  257-65     Citation Subset:  -    
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