The Epidemiology of Ankle Sprains in the United States
- PRONE TO SPRAINS? DATA ON FOOT POSITION COULD HELP. // Running & FitNews;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p1
The article focuses on a study conducted by the University of Georgia's Department of Kinesiology on proper foot position to prevent ankle sprains. It mentions the use of a motion capture equipment to examine joint movements and forces in over 30 male recreational athletes. Results show that...
- Different strengths in each foot may lead to ankle sprains. // Podiatry Now;Oct2012, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p12
The article focuses on how different strengths in each foot could lead to ankle sprains. Tests were carried out on football players and researches found that if one ankle is stronger than the other, chances of ankle sprains are great, besides age and ankle laxity which are potential factors.
- Difference in Response Latency of the Peroneus Longus Between the Dominant and Nondominant Legs. Knight, Adam C.; Weimar, Wendi H. // Journal of Sport Rehabilitation;Aug2011, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p321
Context: The latency of the peroneus longus in response to an inversion perturbation is a key component in the prevention of lateral ankle sprains. In addition, the dominant ankle is sprained more frequently than the nondominant ankle, but thecause of this has not been examined. Objective: To...
- Commentary on an Article by Captain Brian R. Waterman, MD, et al.: "The Epidemiology of Ankle Sprains in the United States" Watson, Anthony D. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;10/6/2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 13, pe20-1
The author comments on a report within the issue, "The Epidemiology of Ankle Sprains in the United States," by Brian R. Waterman and colleagues, which looked at the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) database to track the...
- Peroneal Reaction Time and Ankle Sprain Risk in Healthy Adults: A Critically Appraised Topic. Hoch, Matthew C.; McKeon, Patrick O. // Journal of Sport Rehabilitation;Nov2011, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p505
The article presents a study which discusses the ankle sprain risk in healthy adults. It mentions that it is important to identify risk factors for sustaining ankle sprains in order to develop effective injury-prevention strategies. It investigates whether peroneal reaction time in response to...
- Ankles: A twist of fate. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Apr92, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p46
Discusses the injuries common to the ankle such as the aprain, strain, and other bad turns. Description of a sprain; How to manage an acute injury of this type; Casssification; R.I.C.E.--rest, ice, compression, and elevation; Evaluation and X-rays; How these injuries are often caused.
- Bracing news on ankles. // Men's Health;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p90
Reports that high-tops shoes prevent the risks of ankle injuries.
- Understanding ankle pain. Hoffman, Douglas G. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Aug96, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p36k
Comments on a review article on osteochondral lesions of the talar dome by J. W. Stone. Author's recommendations include initial diagnosis through plain radiography; Nonoperative management through restricted weight-bearing and immobilization for several weeks to a few months.
- Managing `snowboarder's ankle'. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jun96, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p42p
Focuses on an article by P. McCrory and C. Bladdin in the `Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine' which presents a clinical review of fractures of the lateral process of the talus.