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Title: 2016 consensus statement of the International Ankle Consortium: prevalence, impact and long-term consequences of lateral ankle sprains
Authors: Gribble, Phillip A.
Bleakley, Christopher M.
Caulfield, Brian
Docherty, Carrie L.
Fourchet, Francois
Fong, Daniel Tik-Pui
Hertel, Jay
Hiller, Claire E.
Kaminski, Thomas W.
McKeon, Patrick O.
Refshauge, Kathryn M.
Verhagen, Evert A.
Vicenzino, William
Wikstrom, Erik A.
Delahunt, Eamonn
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group / © The Authors
Citation: GRIBBLE, P.A. ... et al, 2016. 2016 consensus statement of the International Ankle Consortium: prevalence, impact and long-term consequences of lateral ankle sprains. British Journal of Sports Medicine, DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096188.
Abstract: The Executive Committee of the International Ankle Consortium presents this 2016 position paper with recommendations for information implementation and continued research based on the paradigm that lateral ankle sprain (LAS), and the development of chronic ankle instability (CAI), serve as a conduit to a significant global healthcare burden. We intend our recommendations to serve as a mechanism to promote efforts to improve prevention and early management of LAS. We believe this will reduce the prevalence of CAI and associated sequelae that have led to the broader public health burdens of decreased physical activity and early onset ankle joint post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Ultimately, this can contribute to healthier lifestyles and promotion of physical activity.
Description: This 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-2016-096188
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096188
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/21877
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2016-096188
ISSN: 0306-3674
Appears in Collections:Published Articles (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)

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