Female athelete triad syndrome in the high school athelete.
Thein-Nissenbaum & Carr
Triad = bone health-menstrual irregularities- poor nutrition
Poorer nutrition increases injury risk 2-3x in young females
Each component is associated with increased injury risk
Uninvolved versus target muscle contraction during contract-relax proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation stretching
Azevedo et al.
Biceps contraction as effective as hamstring contraction in contract relax stretch of hamstring
Immediate effects of quantified hamstring stretching: Hold relax proprioceptive...
Variables associated with active spondylolysis
Gregg et al.
<20yo males more likely to develop spondylolysis than females or >20’s.
Most likely due to participation in rotation and jumping sports. E.g. Cricket, gymnastics
Single leg hyperextension test was not valid (p=0.47).
The Influence of Mulligan ankle taping during balance performance in subjects with unilateral chronic ankle instability
Hopper et al.
Previously shown to be effective in preventing recurrent injuries.
? Works at end range to stop injury, but not inner range to improve proprioception.