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Table 2 Muscle groups and weight bearing functional exercises targeted by the physical therapy regimens of the randomized controlled trials of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy versus physical therapy in middle age persons

From: A consensus-based process identifying physical therapy and exercise treatments for patients with degenerative meniscal tears and knee OA: the TeMPO physical therapy interventions and home exercise program

Author/year Muscles targeted Weight-bearing Exercises
Functional/Neuromuscular
  Glut max Glut med Quad Hamstring  
Gauffin 2014 [22] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Herrlin 2007 [31] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Katz 2013 [24] Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Kise 2016 [32] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Stensrud 2015 [27] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Yim 2013 [30] Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes