Use of the visa-P as a clinical measure in research: [With author's response]

Erin M. Macri, Charlie M. Waugh

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Abstract

We are writing regarding a research report published in JOSPT in August 2016 by Mendonça et al7 titled, “The Accuracy of the VISA-P Questionnaire, Single-Leg Decline Squat, and Tendon Pain History to Identify Patellar Tendon Abnormalities in Adult Athletes.” We thank the authors for their commitment to investigating patellar tendinopathy and its diagnosis. Patellar tendinopathy continues to confound both researchers and clinicians, given its high prevalence among athletes and profound clinical implications, including pain and loss of function that can prevent return to sport.2,4 However, we respectfully draw the reader's attention to several aspects of this study, with an aim of encouraging cautious interpretation of the findings. [...]
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1012-1013
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
Volume46
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016
Externally publishedYes

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