Table 4 Cincinnati Knee Score, quadriceps strength and bodily pain (BP) sub score of the Short-Form-36 (SF-36 BP) two years after ACL reconstruction for subjects with quadriceps strength deficits equal to or less than 20% (n = 35) and larger than 20% (n = 25) at baseline
Functional outcome two years after ACL reconstructionDeficit ⩽20% (n = 35)Deficit >20% (n = 25)p Value
MeanSDMeanSD
Cincinnati Knee Score90.99.883.410.90.008
Quadriceps strength (index)96.711.485.712.60.001
SF-36 BP sub score86.218.980.520.90.296
  • ACL, anterior cruciate ligament; SF-36 BP, Short Form-36 bodily pain sub score