Braz J Phys Ther 2022 Jun 2;26(4):100421. Epub 2022 Jun 2.
Knee and Sports Research Group, Federal University of Ceará, Rua Alexandre Baraúna, 949, 1° andar, Rodolfo Teófilo, Fortaleza, CE CEP: 60430-160, Brazil; Master Program in Physiotherapy and Functioning, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil. Electronic address:
Background: Higher scores (closer to 100) on the Anterior Cruciate Ligament - Return to Sport after Injury (ACL-RSI) scale indicate better psychological readiness to return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR).
Objectives: To verify the validity and reliability of the ACL-RSI-short version (ACL-RSI-SV) in Brazilian Portuguese in individuals who underwent ACLR.
Methods: Participants (n=168) answered the Brazilian versions of ACL-RSI, Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia (TSK-17), and International Knee Documentation Committee (IKDC) to assess the convergent validity of the short version. Read More