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Infographic. Does the Spraino low-friction shoe patch prevent lateral ankle sprain injury in indoor sports? A 510-participant pilot RCT

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  • Contributors FGL, TB, JST, MBC, SM, PBP, TBG, UK, ED and KT wrote the original paper on which this text and infographic is based. AV designed the infographic for this paper. All authors approved the final version.

  • Funding The original research (on which this infographic is based) was funded by Copenhagen Center for Health Technology (CACHET), grant number RFH-15–00013 and Innovation Fund Denmark, grant number 7038-00087A.

  • Competing interests TBG is the founder of Spraino ApS. FGL is a paid employee in Spraino ApS. Spraino ApS was responsible for provision of Spraino in the original study. The conflict was accommodated by restricting Spraino ApS and authors FGL and TBG from having any deciding role in the design of the study, in the execution, analyses, interpretation of data or decision to submit results. Statistical analyses were performed externally by JST who was blinded to group allocation. KT had full authority of the trial administration. The three senior clinical researchers (KT, TB and ED) had full authority in terms of submission for publication. Copenhagen Center for Health Technology (CACHET) and Innovation Fund Denmark had no scientific role in the trial. KT is an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine. ED is a Senior Associate Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine in the area of foot and ankle injuries.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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