A critical appraisal of "Strengthening of the hip and core versus knee muscles for the treatment of patellofemoral pain: a multicenter randomized controlled trial"


This critical appraisal will examine the work of the aforementioned research study. This paper will provide brief background information on patellofemoral pain, the condition being looked at. In addition, the clinical question and the basis of this critical appraisal shall be introduced. This appraisal progressively breaks down the article from beginning to end. Starting from the article's introduction all the way to its references. The strength and weaknesses of this study will be discussed, and the clinical implications explored. Finally, it will be assessed whether or not the clinical question was answered adequately and what this means moving forward.