External supports improve knee performance in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed individuals with higher kinesiophobia levels

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HARPUT G., ULUSOY B., ÖZER H., Baltaci G., Richards J.

KNEE, vol.23, no.5, pp.807-812, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.knee.2016.05.008
  • Journal Name: KNEE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.807-812
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The objectives of this study were to investigate the effects of knee brace (KB) and kinesiotaping (KT) on functional performance and self-reported function in individuals six months post-ACLR who desired to return to their pre-injury activity levels but felt unable to do so due to kinesiophobia.