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

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

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)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/19404
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
Keywords Australian football; foot; feet; ankles; calves; calf muscles; injuries; feet; discomfort; legs; musculoskeletal; comfort intervention; Australia
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