Goniometry: Knee Extension
Anatomical Movement[edit | edit source]
Testing position[edit | edit source]
Patient is in prone with test-side ankle off plinth.
Goniometer Placement[edit | edit source]
|AXIS LOCATION||STATIONARY ARM||MOVEMENT ARM|
|lateral epicondyle of the femur||along the femur to the greater trochanter||along the fibula to lateral malleolus|
Expected Findings[edit | edit source]
Expected range of motion in prone is 0 degrees and -5 degrees in females (hyper mobility)
References[edit | edit source]
- Norkin CC, White DJ. Measurement of joint motion: a guide to goniometry. FA Davis; 2016 Nov 18.