Reliability of a Screening Tool to Prevent Running Injuries - The RunningSmart Tool

Justien Cornelis, Rudi Frankinouille, Filip Stremersch, Stig Vaerewijck, Dirk Vissers

Abstract

The goal of this research was to assess inter- and intra-rater reliability of the RunningSmart screening tool, developed to determine weak-links at baseline in novice, recreational and athlete runners. The tool provides a selection of exercises targeting the identified weak-links. Overall, the tool had a fair to good inter- and intra-rater reliability for the separate clinical tests based on the kappa value. The RunningSmart Tool focusses mainly on recreational runners or people that initiate running. Therefore the tool is designed in a practical and easy to apply way that can be used in a clinical setting. These data indicate that the RunningSmart Screening tool can be confidently applied by trained individuals and used to assess the movement patterns of recreational start-to-runners in order to make decisions related to interventions to decline the injury risk and enhance physical activity.

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Cornelis J., Frankinouille R., Stremersch F., Vaerewijck S. and Vissers D. (2015). Reliability of a Screening Tool to Prevent Running Injuries - The RunningSmart Tool . In - icSPORTS, ISBN , pages 0-0


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author={Justien Cornelis and Rudi Frankinouille and Filip Stremersch and Stig Vaerewijck and Dirk Vissers},
title={Reliability of a Screening Tool to Prevent Running Injuries - The RunningSmart Tool},
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year={2015},
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publisher={SciTePress},
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TY - CONF
JO - - icSPORTS,
TI - Reliability of a Screening Tool to Prevent Running Injuries - The RunningSmart Tool
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AU - Cornelis J.
AU - Frankinouille R.
AU - Stremersch F.
AU - Vaerewijck S.
AU - Vissers D.
PY - 2015
SP - 0
EP - 0
DO -