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Volume:7 Issue:2 Number:90 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #11139
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Assessing the effects of balance training on incidence of ankle sprain in athletes

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effects of proprioceptive training on the incidence of ankle sprain in athletes: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Clin Rehabil. 2018 Dec;32(12):1581-1590.

Contributing Authors: GS de Vasconcelos A Cini G Sbruzzi CS Lima

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8 studies were included in this meta-analysis comparing proprioceptive and injury outcomes in athletes who received balance training vs. athletes who received no balance training. The primary outcome of interest was the incidence of ankle sprains. Pooled results demonstrated a significant reduction in the incidence of ankle sprain among groups which received balance training compared to groups whi...

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