TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Rabin, Alon; Kozol, Zvi; Spitzer, Elad; Finestone, Aharon S.
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
Journal of Athletic Training (Allen Press);Jan2015, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
100524334

 

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