Young Athletes After ACLR Cleared for Sports Participation: How Many Actually Meet Recommended RTS Criteria Cutoffs?

This study from the US came out a couple weeks ago if I’m not mistaken. It was published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). Published: 2017 (Exact date not found) Open-access: NO This was a prospective cohort study. Participants: 115 young athletes (88 females) RTS Criteria used: International Knee Documentation Committee…

Evidence-based clinical practice update: practice guidelines for ACL rehabilitation based on a systematic review and multidisciplinary consensus

This is a review paper on current practice guidelines for ACLR rehab. This comes by instruction from the Royal Dutch Society for Physical Therapy (KNGF) to develop an evidence statement for rehab after ACLR. Published online first: 18 August 2016 Open-access: YES This review is more than a year old now so there have been…

Incidence of ACL injury in each sports

This is the presentation by Takeshi Muneta at the IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport on the incidence of ACL injuries in all the different sports with available data. The conference was held earlier this year in March in Monaco. This is the first presentation during the “ACL session”. Takeshi’s…

Running retraining to treat lower limb injuries: a mixed-methods study of current evidence synthesised with expert opinion

This is a review published last year by Christian Barton et al in the BJSM on the use of running retraining to treat lower limb injuries. Published online: 14 Apr 2016 Open-access: YES Results: “Limited evidence supports the effectiveness of transition from rearfoot to forefoot or midfoot strike and increase step rate or altering proximal…