Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: SMR Brief: Reliability of the Landing Error Scoring System-Real Time (Sports Med Res)
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

SMR Brief: Reliability of the Landing Error Scoring System-Real Time

Reliability of the landing error scoring system-real time, a clinical assessment tool of jump-landing biomechanics.

Padua DA, Boling MC, Distefano LJ, Onate JA, Beutler AI, Marshall SW. J Sport Rehabil. 2011 May;20(2):145-56.

SMR strives to provide objective summaries and statements of clinical relevance about the latest research that may be of interest to clinicians and students/trainees in sports medicine but we can’t always get to every article of interest. Therefore, we are introducing “briefs”, which are intended to supplement our full posts. Briefs will provide 2 to 3 sentence summaries of articles that you may want to check out. We hope to post briefs on days that we do not offer full posts. Hopefully, these will be informative and provide more articles for us to discuss as a community. Please let us know if you find these briefs helpful or if you have any suggestions.
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The study demonstrated good inter-tester (2 raters) reliability of the real-time landing error scoring system (LESS) for evaluating healthy college-age volunteers. The real-time LESS may be an efficient and reliable clinical assessment tool to identify functional strength deficits, poor landing mechanics, or individuals at risk for lower extremity injuries.

For more information on the LESS go to…

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