Review of scientific literature on progress in rehabilitation of knee injury in skating (from the physiotherapy)

Revisión de la literatura científica sobre los avances en rehabilitación de lesiones de rodilla en patinaje (desde la fisioterapia) 2000-2017


Introduction: Skating has experienced a boom in recent years, with more and more people starting in this activity both recreationally and competitively, especially in our country that has become a world power in this sport (in 2017 Colombia won the World title number 15 and the eighth in a row). As the popularity of the sport has increased, so have the injuries associated with it, some of them serious, whose recovery can take and extend beyond a year, including those of the knee. The experience of injury has repercussions and impacts on the athlete's life emotionally, cognitively and with expectations and after an injury, physiotherapy is one
of the fundamental axes of rehabilitation and re-entry into competition, however, Previous reviews do not allow to identify the existence of concrete advances in the rehabilitation of this type of injury. In this review we analyze the scientific literature about the advances in rehabilitation of knee injuries (figure skating, running and speed), published from the year 2000 to 2017. Materials and Methods: study of quantitative approach, documentary method Type: Integrative review, on the advances (conceptual, methodological and technological), of the rehabilitation in knee injuries in the skating (artistic, career and speed), in publications between 2000 to 2017. Results: 32 bibliographic records were found, but only 20 met the inclusion criteria. Strategies and techniques have been maintained over time as a basis for sports rehabilitation: proprioceptive training, muscle balance and alignment, neuromuscular rehabilitation programs and therapeutic skating. Conclusions: Scientific production is reduced in rehabilitation of knee injuries in skating, from physiotherapy; the physiotherapeutic approach reports propioceptive programs, neuromuscular training, flexibility exercises, coordination and strength, without evident scientific and technological advances. Skating registered as a therapeutic alternative.  


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Elizabeth Roldán González
Aida Paola Muñoz Martínez
Salomón Rodríguez Guarín
Irene katherin Vásquez Sandoval
Katherin Jinnet Medina Delgado
Liceth Kateryne Ramírez Llantén


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