Masters Theses

Date of Award

4-30-2017

Document Type

Paper

Degree Name

Master of Science in Allied Health (MS)

Department

Health & Sport Sciences

Advisor

Paul Longenecker

First Committee Member

Erica Van Dop

Keywords

College Athletes, Athletic Injuries, Ankle Instability

Subject Categories

Higher Education | Rehabilitation and Therapy | Sports Sciences

Abstract

Ankle instability is weakness of the ankles due to previous injuries. According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), more than 460,000 college athletes play a total of 24 sports. Results from Indiana University showed that 67% of former players claim they suffered a major injury while competing n the collegiate level.

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