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Volume:6 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #9300
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Injury prevention programs effective for reducing soccer-related ankle injuries

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OrthoEvidence. Injury prevention programs effective for reducing soccer-related ankle injuries. ACE Report. 2017;6(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/9300

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Ankle Injury Prevention Programs for Soccer Athletes Are Protective: A Level-I Meta-Analysis

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Sep 7;98(17):1436-43

Contributing Authors: NL Grimm Jacobs JC J Kim A Amendola KG Shea

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Nine randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis to investigate the effectiveness of injury prevention programs in reducing the incidence of ankle injuries among soccer (football) players. Pooled analysis demonstrated a significantly lower incidence of ankle injuries among those who had participated in the injury prevention programs compared to control groups who had not.

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