Journal article

Is Self-Reported Knee Stability Associated With Symptoms, Function, and Quality of Life in People With Knee Osteoarthritis After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?

Harvi F Hart, Natalie J Collins, David C Ackland, Kay M Crossley

Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine | Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins | Published : 2020


OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to investigate the association of self-reported knee stability with symptoms, function, and quality of life in individuals with knee osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). SETTING: Cross-sectional. PARTICIPANTS: Twenty-eight individuals with knee osteoarthritis, 5 to 12 years after ACLR. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Self-reported knee stability was assessed using visual analogue scales (VAS) during hop for distance (HD), side-to-side hop (SSH), and one-leg rise (OLR). Symptoms [Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) pain, Anterior Knee Pain Scale (AKPS), and International Knee Documentation Committee form], self-reported func..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Post-graduate Scholarship (Australia)

Funding Acknowledgements

H.F. Hart was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Post-graduate Scholarship (Australia) (#813021) at the time of the study. N.J. Collins was supported by a University of Queensland Post-Doctoral Fellowship. DJO Global provided funding for the radiographs. There was no other financial assistance with the project.