Masters Theses/Capstone Projects

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Allied Health (MS)


Health & Sport Sciences


Paul Longenecker

First Committee Member

Erica Van Dop


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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