Consensus Statement on Return to Sport

What is it?

This document is the result of the meeting of 17 experienced clinicians in 2016, following the first World Congress in Sports Physical Therapy. It outlines major points to consider when assessing readiness to begin return to sport and provides specific evidence for some common injuries such as hamstring strain and Achilles tendinopathy.

Our thoughts:

Return to sport is rarely straightforward, and this document provides helpful guidance in this area. The document also contains several figures/algorithms to guide decision making that can be downloaded and used for quick reference in the clinic.



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