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Publications

Dr. Powers, who runs the Movement Performance Institute in Los Angeles, has authored over 120 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 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 >

ACL Injury & Prevention
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 >
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 Mechanics & Knee Pain Download pdf >

Hamstring Injury Download pdf >

Piriformis Syndrome Download pdf >

Femoroacetabular Impingement Download pdf >