Published: Kai-Yu Ho

Kai-Yu Ho (Physical Therapy) and department alumni Theresa French, '18 Doctor of Physical Therapy; Brooks Klein, '18 Doctor of Physical Therapy; and Young Lee, '18 Doctor of Physical Therapy; co-authored “Patellofemoral Joint Stress During Incline and Decline Running,” which appears in the current issue of Physical Therapy in Sport. The study’s results revealed significant increases of patellofemoral joint stress during decline running that is primarily driven by less trunk flexion. This is the first study to assess the effects of gradients on knee loading while running.

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