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A hierarchical cluster analysis to determine whether injured runners exhibit similar kinematic gait patterns (2020)


Jauhiainen, Susanne; Pohl, Andrew J.; Äyrämö, Sami; Kauppi, Jukka-Pekka; Ferber, Reed (2020). A hierarchical cluster analysis to determine whether injured runners exhibit similar kinematic gait patterns. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 30 (4), 732-740. DOI: 10.1111/sms.13624


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Julkaisun tiedot

Julkaisun kaikki tekijät tai toimittajat: Jauhiainen, Susanne; Pohl, Andrew J.; Äyrämö, Sami; Kauppi, Jukka-Pekka; Ferber, Reed

Lehti tai sarja: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports

ISSN: 0905-7188

eISSN: 1600-0838

Julkaisuvuosi: 2020

Volyymi: 30

Lehden numero: 4

Artikkelin sivunumerot: 732-740

Kustantaja: Wiley-Blackwell

Julkaisumaa: Britannia

Julkaisun kieli: englanti

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13624

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Julkaisu on rinnakkaistallennettu (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/67110


Tiivistelmä

Previous studies have suggested that runners can be subgrouped based on homogeneous gait patterns, however, no previous study has assessed the presence of such subgroups in a population of individuals across a wide variety of injuries. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess whether distinct subgroups with homogeneous running patterns can be identified among a large group of injured and healthy runners and whether identified subgroups are associated with specific injury location. Three‐dimensional kinematic data from 291 injured and healthy runners, representing both sexes and a wide range of ages (10‐66 years) was clustered using hierarchical cluster analysis. Cluster analysis revealed five distinct subgroups from the data. Kinematic differences between the subgroups were compared using one‐way analysis of variance (ANOVA). Against our hypothesis, runners with the same injury types did not cluster together, but the distribution of different injuries within subgroups was similar across the entire sample. These results suggest that homogeneous gait patterns exist independent of injury location and that it is important to consider these underlying patterns when planning injury prevention or rehabilitation strategies.


YSO-asiasanat: juoksu; urheiluvammat; liikeoppi; koneoppiminen


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OKM-raportointi: Kyllä

Raportointivuosi: 2020

Alustava JUFO-taso: 2


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