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Clinical Characteristics Of Active Individuals With Chronic Ankle Instability, Mary Elizabeth Winningham Jan 2016

Clinical Characteristics Of Active Individuals With Chronic Ankle Instability, Mary Elizabeth Winningham

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Ankle sprains, specifically to the lateral ligament complex, are one of the most common injuries seen during athletic participation and may lead to chronic ankle instability (CAI).1 Residual symptoms of CAI can include feelings of giving way and instability as well as, persistent weakness, pain during activity, and self-reported disability, which may affect postural control and functional performance.2 The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a relationship between perceived kinesiophobia and dorsiflexion range of motion (DROM), measures of dynamic postural control, and measures of functional performance, within active individuals with CAI. Thirty-seven physically active ...