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Compliance affects injury prevention study outcomes, but is ill measured ...

Compliance affects injury prevention study outcomes, but is ill measured ...

When establishing the effectiveness of any injury prevention intervention, knowledge about which percentage of the studied population complied with the prescribed protocol is required. Especially in an intention-to-treat (ITT) approach, insights into the compliance to the intervention provides valuable and, arguably, necessary information to judge the efficacy and effectiveness of an intervention.

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Interactive app based injury prevention programs - same compliance but more effective?

Interactive app based injury prevention programs - same compliance but more effective?

E-health has the potential to facilitate implementation of effective measures to prevent sports injuries. This article form the study of Miriam van Reijen evaluated whether an interactive mobile application containing a proven effective exercise programme to prevent recurrent ankle sprains resulted in higher compliance as compared with regular written exercise materials.

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