A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO PROBLEM-SOLVING MOVEMENT TASKS LIMITED BY AN ANKLE DORSIFLEXION RESTRICTION

Howe, Louis and North, Jamie S. and Waldron, Mark (2017) A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO PROBLEM-SOLVING MOVEMENT TASKS LIMITED BY AN ANKLE DORSIFLEXION RESTRICTION. Strength and Conditioning Journal. ISSN 1524-1602 (In Press)

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Abstract

Limitations in ankle dorsiflexion range of motion have been shown to increase compensatory movements at both proximal and distal joint segments in the lower extremity. This article discusses methods to assess and correct deficiencies in ankle dorsiflexion range of motion. Previously, however, the removal of joint restrictions has not been shown to reduce compensatory strategies developed through such restrictions. Therefore, this article will also discuss important considerations for facilitating the relearning process and propose key principles for developing a corrective program.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: 500 Natural sciences & mathematics > 571 Physiology & related subjects
700 The arts; fine & decorative arts; recreation > 796 Athletic & outdoor sports & games
School/Department: School of Sport, Health and Applied Science
Depositing User: Kevin Sanders
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2017 08:23
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2017 08:23
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/1750

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