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An investigation into associations between lower extremity comfort, injury and performance in elite footballers

Kinchington, Michael A (2011) An investigation into associations between lower extremity comfort, injury and performance in elite footballers. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

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Abstract

Lower extremity injuries in running based team sports are extensive and debilitating. No studies to date have examined the contribution of lower limb comfort in preventing and or managing injuries. Objectives: Address one of the most common issues in professional football; the high incidence of lower extremity injury by examining the relation between lower limb comfort, injury and performance.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australian football, foot, feet, ankles, calves, calf muscles, injuries, feet, discomfort, legs, musculoskeletal, comfort intervention, Australia
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 17 May 2012 03:16
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:58
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/19404
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