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Evidence review for the 2016 International Ankle Consortium consensus statement on the prevalence, impact and long-term consequences of lateral ankle sprains
journal contributionposted on 2016-06-30, 14:02 authored by Phillip A. Gribble, Christopher M. Bleakley, Brian Caulfield, Carrie L. Docherty, Francois Fourchet, Daniel FongDaniel Fong, Jay Hertel, Claire E. Hiller, Thomas W. Kaminski, Patrick O. McKeon, Kathryn M. Refshauge, Evert A. Verhagen, William Vicenzino, Erik A. Wikstrom, Eamonn Delahunt
Lateral ankle sprains (LASs) are the most prevalent musculoskeletal injury in physically active populations. They also have a high prevalence in the general population and pose a substantial healthcare burden. The recurrence rates of LASs are high, leading to a large percentage of patients with LAS developing chronic ankle instability. This chronicity is associated with decreased physical activity levels and quality of life and associates with increasing rates of post-traumatic ankle osteoarthritis, all of which generate financial costs that are larger than many have realised. The literature review that follows expands this paradigm and introduces emerging areas that should be prioritised for continued research, supporting a companion position statement paper that proposes recommendations for using this summary of information, and needs for specific future research.
- Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Published inBritish Journal of Sports Medicine
CitationGRIBBLE, P.A. ... et al, 2016. Evidence review for the 2016 International Ankle Consortium consensus statement on the prevalence, impact and long-term consequences of lateral ankle sprains. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 50 (24), pp.1496-1505.
PublisherBMJ Publishing Group / © The Authors
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NotesThis paper was accepted for publication in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2016-096189