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The Structural Validity of the IKDC and its Relationship with Quality of Life Following ACL Reconstruction. / Williams, Tom; Burley, Daniel; Evans, Lynne; Robertson, Angus; Hardy, Lew; Roy, Stuart; Lewis, Daniel .

In: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, Vol. 30, No. 9, 01.09.2020, p. 1748-1757.

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Williams, T, Burley, D, Evans, L, Robertson, A, Hardy, L, Roy, S & Lewis, D 2020, 'The Structural Validity of the IKDC and its Relationship with Quality of Life Following ACL Reconstruction', Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, vol. 30, no. 9, pp. 1748-1757. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13738

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Williams, T., Burley, D., Evans, L., Robertson, A., Hardy, L., Roy, S., & Lewis, D. (2020). The Structural Validity of the IKDC and its Relationship with Quality of Life Following ACL Reconstruction. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 30(9), 1748-1757. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13738

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Williams T, Burley D, Evans L, Robertson A, Hardy L, Roy S et al. The Structural Validity of the IKDC and its Relationship with Quality of Life Following ACL Reconstruction. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 2020 Sep 1;30(9):1748-1757. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13738

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Williams, Tom ; Burley, Daniel ; Evans, Lynne ; Robertson, Angus ; Hardy, Lew ; Roy, Stuart ; Lewis, Daniel . / The Structural Validity of the IKDC and its Relationship with Quality of Life Following ACL Reconstruction. In: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 2020 ; Vol. 30, No. 9. pp. 1748-1757.

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title = "The Structural Validity of the IKDC and its Relationship with Quality of Life Following ACL Reconstruction",
abstract = "OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to (a) examine the structural validity of the International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form in light of previously reported dimensionality issues, and (b) examine the relationships between the IKDC and patients' knee-related quality of life 2-9 years after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.METHODS: A prospective research design was employed, wherein 319 patients (mean age = 29.07, SD = 9.03) completed the IKDC before surgery, 191 patients (mean age = 29.71, SD = 9.36) completed the IKDC at 6 months post-surgery, and 132 patients (mean age = 34.34, SD = 7.89) completed the IKDC and the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Quality of Life Survey (ACL-QOL) at 2-9 years post-surgery.RESULTS: Bayesian structural equation modeling analysis confirmed the two-factor structure (symptom & knee articulation and activity level) represented the most accurate conceptualization of perceived knee function across the three time-points. Moreover, findings revealed that of the two IKDC subscales pre-operatively, activity level was most strongly associated with long-term quality of life at 2-9 years following surgery, whereas 2-9 years post-operatively, symptoms and knee articulation was most strongly associated with long-term quality of life.CONCLUSIONS: The IKDC provides clinicians with a convenient total score to assess patients' perceived knee function, but its unidimensional factor structure is a poor representation of its items and fails to detect discrepancies in patients' post-operative quality of life, such as the relative importance of perceived knee activity level before reconstructive surgery.",
keywords = "Anterior cruciate ligament, perceived knee function, quality of life, Bayesian structural equation modeling",
author = "Tom Williams and Daniel Burley and Lynne Evans and Angus Robertson and Lew Hardy and Stuart Roy and Daniel Lewis",
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T1 - The Structural Validity of the IKDC and its Relationship with Quality of Life Following ACL Reconstruction

AU - Williams, Tom

AU - Burley, Daniel

AU - Evans, Lynne

AU - Robertson, Angus

AU - Hardy, Lew

AU - Roy, Stuart

AU - Lewis, Daniel

N1 - © 2020 The Authors. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science In Sports published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

PY - 2020/9/1

Y1 - 2020/9/1

N2 - OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to (a) examine the structural validity of the International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form in light of previously reported dimensionality issues, and (b) examine the relationships between the IKDC and patients' knee-related quality of life 2-9 years after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.METHODS: A prospective research design was employed, wherein 319 patients (mean age = 29.07, SD = 9.03) completed the IKDC before surgery, 191 patients (mean age = 29.71, SD = 9.36) completed the IKDC at 6 months post-surgery, and 132 patients (mean age = 34.34, SD = 7.89) completed the IKDC and the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Quality of Life Survey (ACL-QOL) at 2-9 years post-surgery.RESULTS: Bayesian structural equation modeling analysis confirmed the two-factor structure (symptom & knee articulation and activity level) represented the most accurate conceptualization of perceived knee function across the three time-points. Moreover, findings revealed that of the two IKDC subscales pre-operatively, activity level was most strongly associated with long-term quality of life at 2-9 years following surgery, whereas 2-9 years post-operatively, symptoms and knee articulation was most strongly associated with long-term quality of life.CONCLUSIONS: The IKDC provides clinicians with a convenient total score to assess patients' perceived knee function, but its unidimensional factor structure is a poor representation of its items and fails to detect discrepancies in patients' post-operative quality of life, such as the relative importance of perceived knee activity level before reconstructive surgery.

AB - OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to (a) examine the structural validity of the International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form in light of previously reported dimensionality issues, and (b) examine the relationships between the IKDC and patients' knee-related quality of life 2-9 years after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.METHODS: A prospective research design was employed, wherein 319 patients (mean age = 29.07, SD = 9.03) completed the IKDC before surgery, 191 patients (mean age = 29.71, SD = 9.36) completed the IKDC at 6 months post-surgery, and 132 patients (mean age = 34.34, SD = 7.89) completed the IKDC and the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Quality of Life Survey (ACL-QOL) at 2-9 years post-surgery.RESULTS: Bayesian structural equation modeling analysis confirmed the two-factor structure (symptom & knee articulation and activity level) represented the most accurate conceptualization of perceived knee function across the three time-points. Moreover, findings revealed that of the two IKDC subscales pre-operatively, activity level was most strongly associated with long-term quality of life at 2-9 years following surgery, whereas 2-9 years post-operatively, symptoms and knee articulation was most strongly associated with long-term quality of life.CONCLUSIONS: The IKDC provides clinicians with a convenient total score to assess patients' perceived knee function, but its unidimensional factor structure is a poor representation of its items and fails to detect discrepancies in patients' post-operative quality of life, such as the relative importance of perceived knee activity level before reconstructive surgery.

KW - Anterior cruciate ligament

KW - perceived knee function

KW - quality of life

KW - Bayesian structural equation modeling

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JO - Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports

JF - Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports

SN - 0905-7188

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