Weight-Bearing Ankle Dorsiflexion Range of Motion-Can Side-to-Side Symmetry Be Assumed?

Rabin, Alon; Kozol, Zvi; Spitzer, Elad; Finestone, Aharon S.
January 2015
Journal of Athletic Training (Allen Press);Jan2015, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p30
Academic Journal
The article discusses a cross sectional study conducted to analyze whether weight bearing (WB) dorsiflexion (DF) ankle's range of motion (ROM) is bilaterally symmetrical. Topics discussed includes recruitment of participants of study, clinical measurements taken including body mass, height and age, difference in DF at nondominant and dominant side, correlation between WB and non-weight bearing (NWB) DF, WB DF being non symmetric bilaterally and limitations of the study such as sampling bias.


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