Masters Theses/Capstone Projects

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Allied Health (MS)

First Committee Member

Erica Van Dop


Paul Longenecker


College Athletes, Athletic Injuries, Ankle Instability

Subject Categories

Higher Education | Rehabilitation and Therapy | Sports Sciences


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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