Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Lysholm knee scale for various chondral disorders of the knee.

@article{Kocher2004ReliabilityVA,
  title={Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Lysholm knee scale for various chondral disorders of the knee.},
  author={Mininder S. Kocher and J. Richard Steadman and Karen Kay Briggs and William I Sterett and Richard J. Hawkins},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2004},
  volume={86-A 6},
  pages={1139-45}
}
BACKGROUND The Lysholm knee scale is a condition-specific outcome measure that was originally designed to assess ligament injuries of the knee. The purpose of this study was to determine the psychometric properties of the Lysholm knee scale for various chondral disorders of the knee. METHODS Test-retest reliability, internal consistency, content validity, criterion validity, construct validity, and responsiveness to change were determined for the Lysholm knee scale within subsets of an… CONTINUE READING