p-ISSN: 1300-0551
e-ISSN: 2587-1498

Tuğba Kocahan1, Bihter Akınoğlu2

1Ministery of Youth and Sports, General Directorate of Sports, Directorate of Health Affairs, Eryaman, Ankara, Turkey
2Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Ankara, Turkey

Keywords: Congenital abnormalities, lower extremity, muscle strength, swimming


The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between leg length and muscle strength in three Paralympic swimming athletes with leg length discrepancy, who have no upper extremities below the shoulders in both sides.

Cite this article as: Kocahan T, Akinoglu B. Does leg length discrepancy affect flexor and extensor muscle strength of the knee? A case series of paralympic swimming athletes Turk J Sports Med. 2018;53:47-50.