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Effect of generalized ligamentous hyperlaxity related of quality of life in the foot: A case-controlled study

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dc.contributor.author Palomo López, Patricia
dc.contributor.author Becerro de Bengoa Vallejo, Ricardo
dc.contributor.author Losa Iglesias, Marta Elena
dc.contributor.author López López, Daniel
dc.contributor.author Rodríguez Sanz, David
dc.contributor.author Romero Morales, Carlos
dc.contributor.author Calvo Lobo, César 
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-16T13:41:28Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-16T13:41:28Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Palomo-López, P., Becerro-de-Bengoa-Vallejo, R., Losa-Iglesias, M. E., López-López, D., Rodríguez-Sanz, D., Romero-Morales, C., & Calvo-Lobo, C. (2018). Effect of generalized ligamentous hyperlaxity related of quality of life in the foot: a case controlled study. Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira, 64(9), 819-823. https://doi.org/10.1590/1806-9282.64.09.819 spa
dc.identifier.issn 0104-4230
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/7904
dc.description.abstract Generalized ligamentous hyperlaxity (GLH) has been shown to predispose an individual to a number of orthopaedic conditions. Little is known about how GLH affects people’ foot health-related quality of life. This study analyses a sample of people with GLH and people without GLH with normalised reference values of the scores collected with regard to using the Foot Health Status Questionnaire (FSHQ). A total of 100 respondents with mean age of 22.69 ± 3.78 years old, who attended a health centre were classified as GLH (n = 50) or non-GLH (n = 50). The GLH was determined of the patients with and without GLH using assessment with Beighton tool and the scores on the FHSQ were compared. The control group recorded higher scores in the First Section for foot pain, foot function and general foot health, and lower scores in footwear. In the Second Section, they obtained higher scores in social capacity and lower scores in physical activity, vigour and general health. Differences between the two groups were evaluated through a t-test for independent samples, showing statistical significance (P<0.001). This study has detected measurable differences of association between GLH (Beighton score ≥4) with impaired quality of life related to foot health. spa
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dc.title Effect of generalized ligamentous hyperlaxity related of quality of life in the foot: A case-controlled study spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 0.736 JCR (2018) Q4, 130/160 Medicine, General & Internal spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1590/1806-9282.64.09.819
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Biomecánica spa
dc.subject.uem Calidad de vida spa
dc.subject.unesco Ciencias médicas spa
dc.subject.unesco Enfermedad spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.relation.publisherversion https://doi.org/10.1590/1806-9282.64.09.819 spa
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