This study provides support for the clinical use of the Anterior Knee Pain Provocation Test (AKPP-test) as it could differentiate between adolescents with patellofemoral pain and pain-free controls. The test was also associated with functional scores.

The patient is simply asked to stand on one leg and go into a ¼ squat and isometrically hold that position for 45 seconds. They are then asked to rate their pain on a scale of 0-10. This can simply be documented in the chart as e.g. AKPP test #5 pain

Reference: Rathleff MS, Holden S, Krommes K, Winiarski L, Hölmich P, Salim TJ, Thorborg K. The 45-second anterior knee pain provocation test: A quick test of knee pain and sporting function in 10-14-year-old adolescents with patellofemoral pain. Phys Ther Sport. 2022 Jan;53:28-33.
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