Effectiveness of Gastrocnemius Stretching

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Description

Specific Aim 1: To evaluate EMG activity of the tibialis posterior muscle during four different common gastrocnemius stretches. The dependent variable for Aim 1 is EMG activation of the tibialis posterior muscle. The independent variable for Aim1 is stretching position. Specific Aim 2: To evaluate radiographically the angle of the tibia and calcaneus between four different common gastrocnemius stretches. The dependent variable for Aim 2 is angle and the independent variable for Aim 2 is stretching position.

Details
Age

Adult

Type of Study

Outcomes Research

Locations

Highlands Ranch Hospital

Principal Investigator
Photograph of Courtney Grimsrud,  MD

Courtney Grimsrud, MD

Study ID

Protocol Number: 21-4011

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