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  Title A survey of Fellows in the College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada): Their intervention practices and intended therapeutic outcomes when treating athletes
Journal J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2010 Dec;54(4):282-292
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Article
Abstract/Notes Objective: To compile baseline data regarding the treatment practices and therapeutic outcomes that fellows of the College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences Canada (CCSS(C)) strive for when treating athletes.

Design: Cross-sectional self-report mail out survey of CCSS(C) fellows.

Participants: Current registered fellows of the CCSS(C) as determined by the College at the time of survey distribution.

Results: The majority of questioned fellows believe that they can cause direct and specific improvements in an athlete’s sport performance. The most commonly utilized therapeutic intervention was spinal joint manipulation/mobilization. The most anticipated outcomes following the treatment of athletes with the goal of affecting athletic performance were “changing or improving aberrant body mechanics,” “restoring or improving aberrant muscle function,” and “improving joint function or reducing joint dysfunction.”

Conclusion: The majority of respondent fellows of the CCSS(C) believe their therapy to be effective in enhancing an athlete’s sport performance.

Objectif: Compiler des données de base concernant les méthodes de traitement et les résultats thérapeutiques que les membres du Collège chiropratique des sciences de sports (Canada) (CCSS(C)) cherchent à mettre en pratique au moment de traiter les athlètes.

Processus: Sondage transversal d’auto-évaluation par la poste des membres du (CCSS(C)).

Participants: Membres actuels du (CCSS(C)), selon le Collège au moment de l’envoi du sondage.

Résultats: La majorité des membres interrogés croient être en mesure d’améliorer de façon directe et particulière le rendement d’un athlète. L’intervention thérapeutique la plus couramment utilisée était la manipulation/mobilisation vertébrale. Les résultats espérés suite au traitement destiné à améliorer le rendement des athlètes étaient de « modifier ou améliorer la mécanique corporelle aberrante », « restituer ou améliorer la fonction musculaire aberrante », et « améliorer la fonction des articulations ou réduire la dysfonction des articulations ».

Conclusion: La majorité des répondants du CCSS(C) croient que leur thérapie permet d’améliorer le rendement d’un athlète.

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