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Title: Kinematic analysis of a televised medial ankle sprain
Authors: Wade, Francesca E.
Mok, Kam-Ming
Fong, Daniel Tik-Pui
Keywords: Athletic injury
Biomechanics
Ankle injury
Kinematics
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Elsevier © Asia Pacific Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Society
Citation: WADE, F.E., MOK, K. and FONG, D.T., 2018. Kinematic analysis of a televised medial ankle sprain. Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology, 12, pp. 12-16.
Abstract: Ankle sprains are one of the most prevalent athletic injuries. Prior work has investigated lateral ankle sprains, but research on generally more severe medial sprains is lacking. This case report performs a kinematic analysis using novel motion analysis methods on a non-contact medial ankle sprain. Peak eversion (50°) occurred 0.2 seconds following ground contact, maximum velocity of 426°/s, while peak dorsiflexion (64°) occurred with a greater maximum velocity (573°/s). The combination of dorsiflexion at ground contact and rapid eversion is associated with a non-contact eversion sprain. This study provides a quantitative analysis of the eversion ankle sprain injury mechanism.
Description: This is an Open Access Article. It is published by Elsevier under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Licence (CC BY-NC-ND). Full details of this licence are available at: (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/ by-nc-nd/4.0/
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1016/j.asmart.2018.02.001
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/32348
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asmart.2018.02.001
ISSN: 2214-6873
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