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dc.contributor.authorNaranjo-Cinto, Fermín
dc.contributor.authorFalcón-Machado, Giezi
dc.contributor.authorGarrido-Marín, Alejandro
dc.contributor.authorSenín-Camargo, Francisco José
dc.contributor.authorJacome-Pumar, María Amalia
dc.contributor.authorFernández-Matías, Rubén
dc.contributor.authorPecos-Martín, Daniel
dc.contributor.authorGallego-Izquierdo, Tomás
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-17T14:44:01Z
dc.date.available2020-03-17T14:44:01Z
dc.date.issued2020-02-18
dc.identifier.citationNaranjo-Cinto, F.; Falcon-Machado, G.; Garrido-Marin, A.; Senin-Camargo, F.J.; Jacome-Pumar, M.A.; Fernandez-Matias, R.; Pecos-Martin, D.; Gallego-Izquierdo, T. Inter-and Intra-Examiner Reliability of Supraspinatus Muscle Tendon Palpation: A Cross-Sectional Study by Ultrasonography. Medicina 2020, 56, 83.es_ES
dc.identifier.issn1010-660X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2183/25184
dc.description.abstract[Abstract] Background and objectives: Palpation is an inherent and basic skill of health professionals—particularly manual therapists who base their diagnosis and treatment in a clinical environment. Many authors have previously described multiple palpation positions for supraspinatus muscle tendon (SMT); however, there are no current studies that evaluate palpation concordance reliability for the SMT in this particular position. This study aimed to investigate the intra- and inter-rater reliabilities of supraspinatus muscle tendon (SMT) palpation. Materials and Methods: Thirty-six healthy participants (14 females; aged 22–35 years) were recruited. Musculoskeletal ultrasound was used to measure the SMT localization after two physiotherapists performed the SMT palpation at two different times. The distance between the two marked points was used to analyze the analysis of true agreement between examiners. Finally, we analyzed if the demographic variables influenced the palpation procedure. Results: The intra-examiner reliability showed a high percentage of concordance for examiner 1 (E.1) (first palpation procedure (P.1) = 91.7%: second palpation procedure (P.2) = 95.8%) and examiner 2 (E.2) (P.1 = 91.6%; P.2 = 97.2%) and high percentage of inter-palpation agreement for E.1 (87.5%) and E.2 (88.9%). The inter-examiner reliability showed a high total concordance for the right shoulder (E.1 = 94.4%; E.2 = 95.8%) and left shoulder (E.1 = 93.05%; E.2 = 95.05%). The agreement (%) according to both examiners was 93.05% for the right shoulder and 94.4% for the left shoulder. The agreement between both examiners and the ultrasound (% of true agreement) was 92.9% for the right shoulder and 92.8% for the left shoulder. A statistically significant association (p = 0.02) was found for weight regarding concordance reliability; this was not seen for dominant arm, age, gender, body mass index, height, and tendon depth (p > 0.05). Conclusions: The SMT palpation technique showed a high level of concordance and reproducibility.es_ES
dc.language.isoenges_ES
dc.publisherKauno Medicinos Universitetas,Kaunas University of Medicinees_ES
dc.relation.urihttps://doi.org/10.3390/medicina56020083es_ES
dc.rightsAtribución 3.0 Españaes_ES
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/es/*
dc.subjectShoulderes_ES
dc.subjectRotator cuffes_ES
dc.subjectUltrasound imaginges_ES
dc.subjectPalpationes_ES
dc.subjectReliabilityes_ES
dc.titleInter-and Intra-Examiner Reliability of Supraspinatus Muscle Tendon Palpation: A Cross-Sectional Study by Ultrasonographyes_ES
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articlees_ES
dc.rights.accessinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccesses_ES
UDC.journalTitleMedicinaes_ES
UDC.volume56es_ES
UDC.issue2es_ES
UDC.startPage83es_ES
dc.identifier.doi10.3390/medicina56020083


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