Date of Award
Master of Science in Allied Health (MS)
Health & Sport Sciences
First Committee Member
Erica Van Dop
College Athletes, Athletic Injuries, Ankle Instability
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.
Schomacker, Travis, "Prevention of Ankle Sprains" (2017). Masters Theses/Capstone Projects. 12.