Factors ID'd for Six-Year Outcomes of ACL Revision Surgery
THURSDAY, July 15, 2021 -- Surgical variables at the time of revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction influence patient outcomes at six years, according to a study presented at the combined annual meeting of the American Orthopedic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Return to sport after bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft ACL reconstruction in high school-aged athletes - Rauck RC, Apostolakos JM, Nwachukwu BU, Schneider BL, Williams RJ, Dines JS, Altchek DW, Pearle A, Allen A, Stein BS, Dines D, Ranawat A, Kelly A, Kelly B, Rose H, Maynard M, Strickland S, Coleman S, Hannafin J, MacGillivray J, Marx R, Warren R, Rodeo S, Fealy S, O'Brien S, Wickiewicz T.
BACKGROUND: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are occurring with increasing frequency in the adolescent population. Outcomes after ACL reconstruction (ACLR) are inconsistently reported in homogeneous patient populations. PURPOSE/HYPOTHESIS:... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ACL Reconstruction: Rupture Risk Calculator Guides Management ACL Reconstruction: Rupture Risk Calculator Guides Management
An autograft risk calculator used patient characteristics to predict the probability of graft rupture after ACL reconstruction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Psychosocial factors 3-months after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction predict 6-month subjective and objective knee outcomes - Erickson LN, Jacobs CA, Johnson DL, Ireland ML, Noehren B.
The objective of the study was to determine if psychological readiness for sport and knee self-efficacy assessed early (3 months) after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) are predictive of self-reported functional outcomes, quadriceps strengt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Return-to-play times and player performance after ACL reconstruction in elite UEFA professional soccer players: a matched-cohort analysis from 1999 to 2019 - Forsythe B, Lavoie-Gagne OZ, Forlenza EM, Diaz CC, Mascarenhas R.
BACKGROUND: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is one of the most common injuries afflicting soccer players and requires a lengthy recovery processes after reconstructive surgery. The impact of ACL reconstruction (ACLR) on return to play (RTP) time a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Decreased performance and return to play following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in National Football League wide receivers - Burgess CJ, Stapleton E, Choy K, Iturriaga C, Cohn RM.
PURPOSE: To identify the time to return to play (RTP) and evaluate the performance level in wide receivers in the National Football League following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. METHODS: A total of 29 wide receivers in the Natio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Does sex affect second ACL injury risk? A systematic review with meta-analysis - Patel AD, Bullock GS, Wrigley J, Paterno MV, Sell TC, Losciale JM.
OBJECTIVE: To determine sex-based differences in risk of a second ACL injury (overall and by laterality) following primary ACL reconstruction in athletes who are attempting to return to sport. DESIGN: Systematic review with meta-analysis. DATA SOUR... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Confident, Young Athletes More Likely to Suffer Second ACL Injury
WEDNESDAY, May 19, 2021 -- Confident, young athletes at the time of return to sport (RTS) after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction are more likely to sustain a second ACL injury, according to a study published online April 30 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The psychological readiness to return to sports of patients with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction preoperatively and 6 months postoperatively - Ohji S, Aizawa J, Hirohata K, Ohmi T, Mitomo S, Koga H, Yagishita K.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the association of psychological readiness to return to sports preoperative and 6 months post-reconstruction in athletes with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Clinical cen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Return to play and re-injury rates in NCAA Division I football players following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamstring autograft - Jeffers KW, Shah SA, Calvert DD, Lemoine NP, Marucci J, Mullenix S, Zura RD, Bankston B, Bankston LS.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine the outcomes of ACL reconstruction using quadrupled hamstring (QH) autograft in a cohort of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I football players. METHODS: A retrospective anal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Injury-related fear in athletes returning to sports after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - a quantitative content analysis of an open-ended questionnaire - Ohji S, Aizawa J, Hirohata K, Ohmi T, Mitomo S, Koga H, Yagishita K.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: Injury-related fear during sport activities are major psychological factors inhibiting a person's return to sports (RTS) following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). Currently, there are no studies that quantitatively a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Meniscal suture influence on driving ability 6 weeks after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with hamstring autograft - P érez-Mozas M, Payo-Ollero J, Montiel V, Valenti-Nin JR, Valenti-Azcarate A.
The purpose of this study was to determine if driving ability 6 weeks after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is affected by the addition of a meniscal suture. It was also hypothesized that no differences in the driving performance would be f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Psychological, physical and social factors influence decision to return to sport after revision ACL reconstruction with BPTB graft - Kiran M, Javed O, Roy S, Atwal N, Gosal H.
PURPOSE: There is limited evidence in literature regarding the patient-reported factors that influence their return to sport (RTS) in revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). The medium-term results of a prospective consecutive cohort of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The new injuries' risk after ACL reconstruction might be reduced with functional training - Gali JC, Fadel GW, Marques MF, Almeida TA, Gali JC, Faria FAS.
The objective of our study was to evaluate if functional training with the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) can reduce the risk of a new injury for patients that underwent an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). Our hypothesis was t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The influence of mode-of-injury on psychological readiness for return-to-sport following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a matched-controlled study - Presley J, Bailey L, Maloney K, Duncan B, Reid M, Juneau C, Lowe WR.
BACKGROUND: Self-efficacy and fear of re-injury have been documented as factors related to an athlete's ability to return-to-sport after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The purpose of this study was to compare psychological readiness betwe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Return to play rates in NFL wide receivers and running backs after ACL reconstruction: an updated analysis - Manoharan A, Barton D, Khwaja A, Latt LD.
BACKGROUND: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures are potentially career-threatening injuries to National Football League (NFL) skill position players. A 2006 study showed a return-to-play (RTP) rate of 79% for NFL running backs (RBs) and wide receiver... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Return to sport composite test after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (K-STARTS): factors affecting return to sport test score in a retrospective analysis of 676 patients - Franck F, Saithna A, Vieira TD, Pioger C, Vigne G, Le Guen M, Rogowski I, Fayard JM, Thaunat M, Sonnery-Cottet B.
BACKGROUND: Return to sport (RTS) to the preinjury level is the main purpose after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction but the factors affecting the RTS are not completely known. Knee Santy Athletic Return to Sport (K-STARTS) is a composite tes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Who passes return-to-sport tests, and which tests are most strongly associated with return to play after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction? - Webster KE, Feller JA.
BACKGROUND: Return-to-sport (RTS) testing after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction (ACLR) surgery has become popular. It has been recommended that such testing should incorporate several domains, or set of tests, but it is unclear which are ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Can talented youth soccer players who have undergone anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction reach the elite level? - Sandon A, S öderström T, Stenling A, Forssblad M.
BACKGROUND: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures are common in soccer players, and reconstructive surgery is often performed to restore knee stability and enable a return to play. PURPOSE: To investigate whether an ACL reconstruction for talented ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

FDA Approves Implant as Alternative to ACL Reconstruction FDA Approves Implant as Alternative to ACL Reconstruction
Until now, surgical reconstruction has been the only option for repair of the ligament tears, one of the most common knee injuries.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Authorizes Marketing of ACL Implant
THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2020 -- An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) implant that offers an alternative to traditional ACL reconstruction has received marketing authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration -- the first approval for an ACL tear... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Patient-reported outcomes, return-to-sport status, and reinjury rates after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in adolescent athletes: minimum 2-year follow-up - Fones L, Kostyun RO, Cohen AD, Pace JL.
BACKGROUND: Significant variation exists in the published rates of return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction (ACLR). Functional outcomes and psychological response to injury have been implicated as factors that influence return ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Return to play and performance after primary ACL reconstruction in American football players: a systematic review - Ross BJ, Savage-Elliott I, Brown SM, Mulcahey MK.
BACKGROUND: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are among the most common sports-related injuries, and they can have a negative impact on players' ability to return to play (RTP). There is a paucity of literature focused on RTP after ACL reconstructi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Which metrics are being used to evaluate children and adolescents after ACL reconstruction? A systematic review - Fabricant PD, Brusalis CM, Schachne JM, PLUTO Study Group, Matava MJ.
PURPOSE: To identify a comprehensive list of outcome measures previously used in the literature to evaluate clinical outcomes after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in patients 18 years of age or younger. Methods: A literature sea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

BAck iN the Game (BANG) - a smartphone application to help athletes return to sport following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: protocol for a multi-centre, randomised controlled trial - Ardern CL, Kvist J, BANG Trial Group.
BACKGROUND: Sustaining injury is a common consequence of playing sport. At least one in every three recreational athletes with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction do not return to their preinjury sport following treatment. Psychological factors... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Return to sports bridge program improves outcomes, decreases ipsilateral knee re-injury and contralateral knee injury rates post-ACL reconstruction - Nyland J, Greene J, Carter S, Brey J, Krupp R, Caborn D.
PURPOSE: To present the results of a return to sports bridge program designed to reduce knee injuries following ACL reconstruction and physical therapy. METHODS: One hundred and fifty (male = 83, female = 67) patients participated in a whole bo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Force and rate metrics provide return-to-sport criterion after ACL reconstruction - Alzakerin HM, Halkiadakis Y, Morgan KD.
PURPOSE: Peak vertical ground reaction force and linear loading rate can be valuable metrics for return-to-sport assessment because they represent limb loading dynamics; yet, there is no defined cutoff criterion to differentiate between healthy and altered... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

One sixth of primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions may undergo reoperation due to complications or new injuries within 2  years - Lord L, Cristiani R, Edman G, Forssblad M, Stålman A.
PURPOSE: To analyse the incidence, types and risk factors for reoperation within 2  years of primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). METHODS: Our clinic registry was used to identify primary ACLRs, performed from 2005 to 2015, and reo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Do older skiers have worse outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction compared with non-skiers or younger skiers? - Schumacher AN, Houck DA, Vidal AF, Wolcott ML, McCarty EC, Bravman JT, Frank RM.
BACKGROUND: There remains a paucity of literature comparing clinical outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) between skiers and non-skiers, particularly in older patient populations. Purpose: To compare clinical outcomes after A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Return to sport activity after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a 6-10 years follow-up - Mardani-Kivi M, Azari Z, Hasannejad F.
BACKGROUND: Nowadays, patients widely accept anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery. However, its long-term complications are still under investigation in athletes. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate long-term ACL reconstruct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Australian footballers returning from anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction later than 12  months have worse outcomes - Chaker Jomaa M, Gultekin S, Orchard J, Driscoll T, Orchard J.
BACKGROUND: There is evidence that early return to competition post-anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury increases risk of re-injury. AIMS: To compare subsequent ACL and other injury risks following ACL reconstruction for Australian Football League (AFL... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The influence of perioperative nerve block on strength and functional return to sports after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - Kew ME, Bodkin SG, Diduch DR, Smith MK, Wiggins A, Brockmeier SF, Werner BC, Gwathmey FW, Miller MD, Hart JM.
BACKGROUND: Patients often have quadriceps or hamstring weakness after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR), despite postoperative physical therapy regimens; however, little evidence exists connecting nerve blocks and ACLR outcomes. PUR... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Injury-related fears during the return-to-sport phase of ACL reconstruction rehabilitation - Meierbachtol A, Obermeier M, Yungtum W, Bottoms J, Paur E, Nelson BJ, Tompkins M, Russell HC, Chmielewski TL.
BACKGROUND: Fear of reinjury is common after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) and often deters a return to preinjury sport participation. A better understanding of injury-related fear is needed to inform rehabilitation strategies. P... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Passing return to sports tests after ACL reconstruction is associated with greater likelihood for return to sport but fail to identify second injury risk - Welling W, Benjaminse A, Lemmink K, Gokeler A.
BACKGROUND: A limited number of patients return to sport (RTS) after an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) and patients who RTS have a relatively high risk for second ACL injury. The purpose of the current study was to compare the results of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What is the optimal time for return to sports after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction? - Atik O Ş.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychological readiness to return to sport following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - Ashton ML, Kraeutler MJ, Brown SM, Mulcahey MK.
» Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are among the most common athletic injuries in the United States, and reconstruction is often necessary for athletes to be able to return to their pre-injury level of sport. » Following ACL reconstruction, ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

ACL Surgery Can Do Real Damage to Your Brain: Study
FRIDAY, March 6, 2020 -- Your knee might never be the same after undergoing surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), and the reason is in your head, a small, new study suggests. It turns out ACL reconstruction causes changes in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Alterations in medial-lateral postural control after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction during stair use - Hall M, Perraton LG, Stevermer CA, Gillette JC.
BACKGROUND: Dynamic postural control during everyday tasks is poorly understood in people following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). Understanding dynamic postural control can provide insight into potentially modifiable impairments in peop... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Anterior cruciate ligament-return to sport after injury scale: validation of the Norwegian language version - Faleide AGH, Inderhaug E, Vervaat W, Breivik K, Bogen BE, Mo IF, Tr øan I, Strand T, Magnussen LH.
PURPOSE: Evidence is emerging on the importance of psychological readiness to return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. The ACL-Return to Sport after Injury scale (ACL-RSI) is developed to assess this. The aim of the current st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Japanese version of the anterior cruciate ligament-return to sport after injury (ACL-RSI) scale has acceptable validity and reliability - Hirohata K, Aizawa J, Furuya H, Mitomo S, Ohmi T, Ohji S, Ohara T, Koga H, Yagishita K, Webster KE.
PURPOSE: The anterior cruciate ligament-return to sports after injury (ACL-RSI) scale assesses the psychological impact of returning to sports (also referred to as psychological readiness) after ACL reconstruction. The aim of this study was to evaluate imp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Young athletes who return to sport before 9 months after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction have a rate of new injury 7 times that of those who delay return - Beischer S, Gustavsson L, Senorski EH, Karlsson J, Thome é C, Samuelsson K, Thomeé R.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between sustaining a second anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and (1) time to return to sport, (2) symmetrical muscle function, and (3) symmetrical quadriceps strength at the time of return to sport in young ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Keeping Up with Personalized Medicine: Adapting to Meet Patients ’ Needs
Medical technology is revolutionizing healthcare for patients worldwide and is now more than ever becoming crucial in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of numerous diseases. We are increasingly seeing the ability of medical technology to personalize treatments and target patients’ individual needs. However, to ensure we are enabling access to these treatments, regulatory agencies need to consider new approaches to the approval process. Historically, product approvals have focused on the standardization of a drug or a therapy to treat a large population of people with the same disease, s...
Source: MDDI - January 22, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Mike Izon Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Comparison of concomitant injuries and patient-reported outcome in patients that have undergone both primary and revision ACL reconstruction-a national registry study - Svantesson E, Hamrin Senorski E, Kristiansson F, Alentorn-Geli E, Westin O, Samuelsson K.
BACKGROUND: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) revision surgery has been associated with inferior outcome compared with primary ACL reconstruction. However, this has rarely been investigated in a consecutive cohort limited to patients that have undergone bot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

No relationship between strength and power scores and anterior cruciate ligament return to sport after injury scale 9 months after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction - O'Connor RF, King E, Richter C, Webster KE, Falvey ÉC.
BACKGROUND: Psychological factors including self-reported readiness to return to sport (RTS) after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) measured with the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Return to Sport After Injury (ACL-RSI) scale have been shown to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How much time is needed between serial "return to play" assessments to achieve clinically important strength gains in patients recovering from anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction? - Bodkin SG, Rutherford MH, Diduch DR, Brockmeier SF, Hart JM.
BACKGROUND: Pass rates for return-to-play evaluations are alarmingly low for patients after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). Since timing of return to play is a complicated decision, it is important that patients be given optimal time to r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Male and female adolescent athletes' readiness to return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament injury and reconstruction - Kostyun RO, Burland JP, Kostyun KJ, Milewski MD, Nissen CW.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine whether readiness to return to sport (RTS) differed between adolescent male and female athletes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). DESIGN: Longitudinal, prospective cohort. SE... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Lower extremity muscle strength, postural stability and functional movement screen in female basketball players after ACL reconstruction. Preliminary report - Wrzesie ń Z, Truszczynska-Baszak A, Rzepka R.
PURPOSE: The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is a common injury in basketball. Its consequence is a long absence from training, being a consequence of surgical treatment and long physiotherapy. The aim of the study was to assess muscle strength, post... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychological factors are associated with return to pre-injury levels of sport and physical activity after ACL reconstruction - Baez SE, Hoch MC, Hoch JM.
PURPOSE: The impetus of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) is to allow patients to return to sport and to remain engaged in physical activity. Many patients exhibit deficits in psychological domains of health-related quality of life which may... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

High risk of further ACL injury in a 10-year follow-up study of ACL-reconstructed soccer players in the Swedish National Knee Ligament Registry - Sandon A, Engstr öm B, Forssblad M.
PURPOSE: To follow up on soccer players 10  years after a primary anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction to find out how many players returned to play soccer, what influenced their decision, and if there are any differences in additional ACL injur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The warrior athlete, Part 2-return to duty in the US military: advancing ACL rehabilitation in the tactical athlete - Peebles LA, O'Brien LT, Dekker TJ, Kennedy MI, Akamefula R, Provencher MT.
Rehabilitation following an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is a crucial component of the healing and recovery process and full return to duty/play in the tactical modern-day warfighter. The burden of anterior cruciate ligament injuries and subse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news