Table 1. Answers to the following question: “Rank from 1 to 14 all the previous criteria according to the importance you assign to them in your daily medical practice (1 = the most important RTP criteria after hamstring strain – 14 = the less important RTP criteria after hamstring strain”).
Ranking Return-to-play criteria
1 Complete pain relief
2 Muscle strength performance
3 Subjective feeling reported by the player
4 Muscle flexibility
5 Specific soccer test performance
6 Respect of a theoretical period of competition break
7 Running analysis
8 Physical fitness
9 Balance control assessment
10 Medical imaging
11 Dynamic functional testing performance
12 Correction of potential sacroiliac or lumbar joint dysfunction
13 Other
14 Quadriceps – Hamstrings EMG analysis