PROMs in Sports Medicine

  • Sérgio Rocha PiedadeEmail author
  • Mario Ferreti Filho
  • Daniel Miranda Ferreira
  • Daniel A. Slullitel
  • Sarthak Patnaik
  • Gonzalo Samitier
  • Nicola Maffulli


PROMs in sports medicine could be a useful tool to analyze the results of several sports injuries in athletes and sports practitioners, regardless of the involved anatomical site (the shoulder, hip, knee, foot, and ankle). Moreover, the athletic population has singular expectations and objectives, differing from the general and sedentary population. Therefore, PROMs could have a more significant role in sports, particularly when designed for this specific population, and the level of physical demand reported, the stress involved in sports practice due to competition level should be used as patient’s references. This chapter approaches different types of PROMs commonly used in orthopedics and also discusses the development of PROMs in sports medicine.


Patient-reported outcome measures Patient outcome assessment Sports medicine Athletic injuries 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sérgio Rocha Piedade
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mario Ferreti Filho
    • 2
  • Daniel Miranda Ferreira
    • 3
  • Daniel A. Slullitel
    • 4
  • Sarthak Patnaik
    • 5
  • Gonzalo Samitier
    • 6
  • Nicola Maffulli
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedics and TraumatologyState University of Campinas—UNICAMP, Exercise and Sports MedicineCampinasBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedics and TraumatologyUNIFESPSao PauloBrazil
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyState University of Campinas—UNICAMP, Exercise and Sports MedicineCampinasBrazil
  4. 4.Instituto Jaime SulllitelRosárioArgentina
  5. 5.Department of Arthroscopy and Sports SurgeonSunshine HospitalsBhubaneswarIndia
  6. 6.Hospital General de VillalbaMadridSpain
  7. 7.Department of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Faculty of Medicine and SurgeryUniversity of Salerno BaronissiSalernoItaly

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