Compare the Effectiveness of Weight Bearing Exercises and Plyometric Training Improve Joint Position Sense in Osteoarthritis Knee Subjects
Keywords:weight bearing exercises, plyometric training, Osteoarthritis knee, IFT.
Background: This study was designed to compare the effectiveness of weight bearing exercises and plyometric training to
improve joint position sense in osteoarthritis knee subjects.
Purpose: To compare the effectiveness of weight bearing exercises and plyometric training improve joint position
sense in osteoarthritis knee subjects.
Materials and Methods: A total 196 subjects with OA knee were taken from the sri murugan physiotherapy pain and
rehabilitation centre-kanchipuram.The subjects are selected based on the inclusion and exclusion criteria.196 subjects were
divided into 2 groups. Group A contains 98 subjects received weight bearing exercises and group B contains 98 subjects
received plyometric exercises. Both the groups commonly received the IFT. All subjects underwent pre-test measurement with
(KOOS) and the same repeated for post-test at the end of 4 weeks.The intervention was given for 4 weeks. The entire study
process was conducted from November 2022 to April 2023. .
Results: The pre-test and post-test were analysed, according to statistical analysis weight bearing exercise group
were effective in decreasing the pain score and improved functional outcome with p value <0.0001.
Conclusion: This study concluded that weight bearing exercises has high impact in improving the joint position
sense and functional outcome in OA knee subjects.
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