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What does the future hold? health-related quality of life 3–12 years following a youth sport-related knee injury

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dc.contributor.author Le, Christina Y.
dc.contributor.author Toomey, Clodagh M.
dc.contributor.author Emery, Carolyn A.
dc.contributor.author Whittaker, Jackie L.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-07-02T08:42:56Z
dc.date.available 2021-07-02T08:42:56Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/10296
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Knee trauma can lead to poor health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and osteoarthritis. We aimed to assess HRQoL 3–12 years following youth sport-related knee injury considering HRQoL and osteoarthritis determinants. Generic (EQ-5D-5L index, EQ-VAS) and condition-specific (Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score quality of life subscale, KOOS QOL) HRQoL were assessed in 124 individuals 3–12 years following youth sport-related knee injury and 129 uninjured controls of similar age, sex, and sport. Linear regression examined differences in HRQoL outcomes by injury group. Multivariable linear regression explored the influence of sex, time-since-injury, injury type, body mass index, knee muscle strength, Intermittent and Constant Osteoarthritis Pain (ICOAP) score, and Godin Leisure-Time Exercise Questionnaire (GLTEQ) moderate-to-strenuous physical activity. Participant median (range) age was 23 years (14–29) and 55% were female. Injury history was associated with poorer KOOS QOL (−8.41; 95%CI −10.76, −6.06) but not EQ-5D-5L (−0.0074; −0.0238, 0.0089) or EQ-VAS (−3.82; −8.77, 1.14). Injury history (−5.14; −6.90, −3.38), worse ICOAP score (−0.40; −0.45, −0.36), and anterior cruciate ligament tear (−1.41; −2.77, −0.06) contributed to poorer KOOS QOL. Worse ICOAP score contributed to poorer EQ-5D-5L (−0.0024; −0.0034, −0.0015) and higher GLTEQ moderate-to-strenuous physical activity to better EQ-VAS (0.10; 0.03, 0.17). Knee trauma is associated with poorer condition-specific but not generic HRQoL 3–12 years post-injury. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher MDPI en_US
dc.relation CFI-148081 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health;18, 6877
dc.subject osteoarthritis en_US
dc.subject pain en_US
dc.subject physical activity en_US
dc.title What does the future hold? health-related quality of life 3–12 years following a youth sport-related knee injury en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/ijerph18136877
dc.contributor.sponsor Canadian Institute of Health Research en_US
dc.relation.projectid MOP 133597 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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