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Infographic. Progressing on-court rehabilitation after injury: the control-chaos continuum adapted to basketball
  1. Matt Taberner1,
  2. Nathan Spencer2,
  3. Bryce Murphy3,
  4. Jarrod Antflick4,
  5. Daniel Dylan Cohen5,6
  1. 1School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
  2. 2New South Wales Institute of Sport, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  3. 3IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida, USA
  4. 4Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, London, UK
  5. 5Center of Sports Science, Mindeporte, Bogota, Colombia
  6. 6University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Matt Taberner, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, WA16 8SU, UK; matthewtaberner{at}

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Sport-specific training is an integral component of the return to sport (RTS) process, preparing the athlete for the demands of their sport and level of participation.1 2 The control-chaos continuum (CCC) was originally constructed as an adaptable framework for on-pitch rehabilitation in elite football but the key concepts of the CCC may also guide sport-specific rehabilitation in other sports.3 4

On-court rehabilitation is a critical component of RTS in elite basketball, preparing the player for the demands of the basketball court. However, no frameworks are available to help guide practitioners and coaches …

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  • Contributors MT designed the infographic. MT wrote the initial draft of the accompanying text which was modified and a final version agreed between MT, NS, BM, JA and DDC.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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