Development of a new activity score for the evaluation of ankle instability.

@article{Halasi2004DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a new activity score for the evaluation of ankle instability.},
  author={Tam{\'a}s Halasi and Akos Kynsburg and Andr{\'a}s T{\'a}llay and Istv{\'a}n Berkes},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={899-908}
}
BACKGROUND Tegner and Lysholm described their generally acknowledged activity score in 1985. It was originally tested for knee ligament injuries, but for the past 17 years it has been used for other joint evaluations as well. The development of already existing and new kinds of sports, differences between knee and ankle loading, and different injury rates provided reasons for developing an ankle-specific activity score. HYPOTHESIS The new score should have a higher reliability, validity, and… CONTINUE READING