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Table 6 Evaluation Criteria of the Step up

From: Intertester and intratester reliability of movement control tests on the hip for patients with hip osteoarthritis

1. Criteria The hip joint should remain stable in rotation, abduction and extension. Pelvis and the upper part of the body should not change from their initial position.
2. Criteria The vertical axis of the length of the leg should remain straight. A genu varum or a valgum should not occur. The patella should point in the direction of the third metatarsale.