Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Measurement Properties of the Brazilian Portuguese Version of Two Scales Which Measure Function and Disability in People with Achilles Tendinopathy

SUMMARY Background. Achilles tendinopathy can be disabling and is one of the most common chronic lesions among conditions affecting athletes’ feet and ankles. The clinical recommendation to measure self-reported limitations and functional capacity of patients with Achilles tendinopathy suggests the use of the Victorian Institute of Sport Assessment-Achilles (VISA-A) for pain and stiffness and the Foot and Ankle Ability Measure … Continued

Use of a Prospective Survey Method to Capture a Picture of Overuse Injuries in Kitesurfing

SUMMARY Background. Kitesurfing is one of the world’s fastest growing Olympic aquatic sports. However, previous scientific literature on this sport has mainly focused on acute injuries. The aim of this study was, therefore, to capture a picture of the burden of overuse injuries in kitesurfing. Methods. Active kite-surfers regularly completed an online questionnaire, describing the … Continued