This study investigated the relationship between hip strength and foot function during tasks while standing on one leg. They studied static standing and a dynamic task requiring reaching with the non-stance leg. The subjects were 45 females who were divided into three groups based on isometric hip abduction strength. Strength was tested in standing based on a protocol used in a previous paper. The 15 subjects with the highest strength values were considered “strong” while the 15 with the lowest values made up the “weak” group. Kinematic, kinetic, and electromyography data were compared between the strong and weak groups.
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