KUJALA ANTERIOR KNEE PAIN SCALE PDF

Despite widespread acceptance and clinical use of the Kujala Anterior Knee Pain Scale (AKPS) in orthopedics and sports medicine, few. ANTERIOR KNEE PAIN SCALE (AKPS) – KUJALA. Age Min: 11; Age Max: ; Questions: 13; Language and Cultural Adaptations: N/A; Anatomic Region: Knee . PDF | To translate and validate the Kujala Anterior Knee Pain Scale (AKPS) in patients who have undergone total knee arthroplasty (TKA) or.

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Materials and Methods Sample The records of adolescent girls It will be important for additional research to be conducted with this instrument, to administer the scale in its various forms to the athletes prior to additional use, and to athletes representing broader segments of the U. Measures of internal consistency were computed for both the item long form as well as the 6-item short form for anteriog ordinal and dichotomously recoded response option formats: Shorter instruments with identical psychometric properties can offer clinicians and researchers tremendous advantages, which may include significantly increased study recruitment and decreased study dropout.

Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. The purpose of this study was to describe and report on the reliability and validity of the AKPS using both the original item form and a anterikr concise 6-item form among a sample of high-school female athletes.

Analysis of outcome measures for persons with patellofemoral pain: Even the two studies that used translations kkujala other languages were done using adult groups and with specific disease states [ 56 ]. In the case of a prospective epidemiologic study, when spread over thousands of athletes, this could mean a knew savings to the athletes, the clinicians, and medical and educational systems more broadly.

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Conceived and designed the experiments: See Myer et al. Results Internal Consistency Measures of internal consistency were computed for both the item long form as well as the 6-item short form for both ordinal and dichotomously recoded response option formats: However, the instrument did have a tendency to overestimate the number of athletes who were injured more so than it did the number of athletes where were healthy, which is indeed preferable in a clinical, epidemiologic study as this one.

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Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Statistical Analyses Three different sets of reliability estimates were computed for the AKPS kuiala the entire sample of research participants: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Received Mar 14; Accepted Jun 1. However, despite its widespread acceptance clinically, relatively few studies have reported on its technical properties with pediatric patients. Traditional test-retest reliability analyses were not deemed appropriate given the changing nature of the samples with respect to injuries, the length and complexity of seasons with respect to additional sports and activities, as well as the restricted nature of the scores for segments of the sample e.

No studies to date appear to have taken a comprehensive view of reliability assessment and none has been conducted using pediatric or adolescent samples. Outcome measures in patellofemoral pain syndrome: Throughout all analyses described here, aanterior original item kmee form of the AKPS was evaluated as kujaa as the 6-item short form identified by Myer et al.

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Third, standard error of measurement SEM values were calculated for each set of scores, with SEM defined as the likelihood of a score to vary about its true mean, and calculated as follows: Data Availability All relevant data are within the paper and its Supporting Information files. Three different sets of reliability estimates were computed for the AKPS for the entire sample of research participants: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Participants 18 years of age and older signed an adult written consent form. Barber Foss3 Timothy E. The study was designed to assess patellofemoral pain in a diverse, non-clinical sample of adolescent female athletes who participated in three interscholastic sports programs, namely basketball, soccer, and volleyball, within a single school district in rural Kentucky 3.

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Published online Jul The records of female athletes The study was a secondary analysis of prospective epidemiologic data using established scale validation methods. However, the extent to which these findings generalize to athletes of other sports, in other grade levels, or in other U.

The current study is not without limitations. Analysis of patient-reported anterior knee pain scale: The analyses performed here were performed with modifications to the scoring system after the instrument had been administered. Consequently, the purpose of this study was to describe and report on the reliability and validity of the AKPS with adolescent female athletes participating in interscholastic athletics.

Within the fields of orthopedics and sports medicine, xnterior Kujala Anterior Knee Pain Scale AKPS [ 1 ], has been widely used to identify and study the prevalence of patellofemoral knee pain. Conclusion Current AKPS data using the reduced 6-item form appears to offer highly similar reliability indices to the original but longer item form when either the ordinal or the dichotomized response option formats are considered.

Introduction Within the fields of anterir and sports medicine, the Kujala Anterior Knee Pain Scale AKPS [ 1 csale, has been widely used to identify and study the prevalence of patellofemoral knee pain.

Total scores range from 0 to The purpose of the current study was to describe and report on the reliability and validity of the AKPS for use with high school female athletes participating in interscholastic athletics.

Open in a separate window. Please review our privacy policy. Second, Spearman-rho correlation coefficients were used to estimate the equivalence of scales between the 6-item brief forms with their longer, item forms.

Instrument The Kujala AKPS [ 1 ] is a item screening instrument designed to assess patellofemoral pain in adolescents and young adults, with a variable ordinal response format.