Readiness to return to ADL after ACL reconstruction

How do psychological factors influence the return to sports activities after ACL reconstruction?

Psychological readiness to return to sport, recovery expectations, sport locus of control and self- efficacy regarding knee function are psychological factors that have been shown to predict returning to the pre-injury sport at 12months after ACL reconstruction. Fear of sustaining another injury has also being associated with non returning to sport up to 7 years. The aim of the current study was to examine whether appraisal of knee function, psychological and demographic factors were related to returning to the preinjury sport and recreational activity after ACL reconstruction.

 
 

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