Ankle Sprains由ecent Advances on the Most Common Athletic Injury
Ankle Sprains—Recent Advances on the Most Common Athletic Injury
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Author Evert Verhagen, Tim McGuine, Jay Hertel
Published 2013


Ankle Sprains由ecent Advances on the Most Common Athletic Injury addresses three fundamental aspects of ankle sprains: the magnitude and severity of the injury, the underlying causes of recurrent ankle sprains, and the prevention of ankle injuries. The DVD discusses ankle injuries in terms of incidence and severity of the sprain. The DVD also explains how ankle sprains are the most common sports injury and reviews how different levels of severity impact joint function and recovery time. In addition, the DVDs looks at the mechanisms of ankle injuries and details the basic risk factors for ankle sprains. He presents data that shows the differing levels of ankle sprain risk in various popular sports. Furthermore, the DVD outlines ways to stabilize the ankle joint and help prevent recurrent ankle sprains, as well as explores the use of neuromuscular and balance training as a preventative measure to guard against ankle sprains.

Among the topics covered:

The magnitude and severity of the ankle injury problem (Evert Verhagen)
How many ankle sprains?
Severity of injury
Underlying causes of (recurrent) ankle sprains (Jay Hertel)
What makes a stable joint?
Proprioception & neuromuscular control model
Prevention of primary and recurrent ankle injuries (Tim McGuine)
Neuromuscular training
External support summaries
Future directions

Evert Verhagen, Senior Researcher, VU Universit Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tim McGuine, Ph.D., ATC, Senior Scientist, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Jay Hertel, Ph.D., ATC, FACSM, Professor, University of Virginia, Indianapolis, IN