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Publications

Dr. Powers has authored over 150 peer-reviewed publications in the areas of lower extremity biomechanics and rehabilitation. Representative publications are provided below. Visit the US National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health (PubMed) for a full bibliographic listing.

Patellofemoral Pain
Hip vs. Quadriceps strengthening for patellofemoral pain (randomized controlled trial) Download pdf >
Hip strengthening for patellofemoral pain (randomized controlled trial) Download pdf >
Hip strengthening for patellofemoral pain (case report) Download pdf >
Femur rotation and patella tracking-Evaluation using dynamic MRI (2003) Download pdf >
Femur rotation and patella tracking-Evaluation using dynamic MRI (2009) Download pdf >
Hip strength and hip motion in females with patellofemoral pain Download pdf >
Predictors of hip internal rotation in runners with patellofemoral pain Download pdf >
Patellofemoral pain: Is there a role for foot orthotics? Download pdf >
Lower extremity mechanics and patellofemoral pain Download pdf >
Rehabilitation following MPFL reconstruction Download pdf >
Practical management of patellofemoral pain Download pdf >
Influence of high heel shoes on patellofemoral joint loading Download pdf >
2011 International Patellofemoral Pain Research Retreat Download pdf >
2013 International Patellofemoral Pain Research Retreat Download pdf >

ACL Injury & Prevention
Hip strength predicts ACL injury Download pdf >
Sex differences in cutting biomechanics Download pdf >
Understanding and preventing ACL injuries Download pdf >
Sex and maturation differences during cutting Download pdf >
Sex differences in hip mechanics during cutting Download pdf >
Injury prevention training in female soccer players Download pdf >
Increasing hip and knee flexion during landing decreases knee joint forces Download pdf >
Limited hip and knee flexion during landing is associated with higher ACL loading Download pdf >
Mechanisms Underlying ACL Injury-Prevention Training: The Brain-Behavior Relationship Download pdf >
Hip & knee extensor strength predict landing mechanics Download pdf >
Increased knee joint forces in patients following ACL reconstruction Download pdf >

Hip Mechanics & Knee Pain Download pdf >

Hamstring Injury Download pdf >

Piriformis Syndrome Download pdf >

Femoroacetabular Impingement Download pdf >

Electromyographic evaluation of hip exercises Download pdf >