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Risk factors and prevention strategies of ankle sprain in military recruits.
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Ankle sprains are among the most common injuries in athletes and Military Recruits. High BMI, previous history of ankle sprain, poor muscle strength, proprioceptive deficits, limitation in ROM and balance are important Risk factors for ankle sprain. Recent studies have shown that external support such as brace and tape significantly reduces the risk of primary and recurrent ankle sprains in athletes and Military personal without interfering in function. Balance, coordination and proprioceptive training exercises also have reduced the risk of primary and recurrent ankle sprain. External support and balance training have been causing the injured person return to exercise and work sooner and therefore reduced the risk of osteoarthritis and other complications. Thus, considering the risk factors and prevention strategies can be effective in reducing the incidence of ankle sprain and its complications. The purpose of this review is information of provide about risk factors and strategies for the prevention of ankle sprains.
Keywords: ankle sprain, risk factors, prevention, military
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: General
Received: 2014/03/18 | Accepted: 2014/03/18 | Published: 2014/03/18

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