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Lower Extremity Injury Prevention in the Sport of Competitive Jump Rope
Transcript of Lower Extremity Injury Prevention in the Sport of Competitive Jump Rope
in the Sport of Competitive Jump Rope Quantitative Analysis - 24 diverse jumpers chosen
-Videotaped at the national competition
-Track the motion with software
-Forces on joints found Qualitative Analysis -Landing Error Scoring System (LESS)
-Front and side views
-Results Injury Survey Overview -Importance of Research
-Prevention and Treatment of Common Injuries
-Continued Research Importance of Research -New sport
-Misunderstood in healthcare
-Personal connection Anthropometric Data Coordinate Data Quantitative Conclusions -Individualized results
-Less force with landing
-More force with take off
-Less force with takeoff
-More force with landing
-Knee angle upon landing -Distributed to U.S. coaches
-Over 40 responses
-Chronic versus acute General Prevention and Treatment -Prevention
-Stretching and strength training
-Listen to the body -Treatment
-Skill Continued Research RESOURCES and REFERENCES
•Information on stretching and strength training programs can be found at:
•Information on the LESS test can be found by searching “Landing Error Scoring System” at the following website:
•The above information on prevention and treatment of injury was obtained from the following textbook:
Higgins, M. (2011). Therapeutic exercise: from theory to practice. Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company. Force
Ankle Force Relative to Body Weight ("g's") Jump Landing Technique Comparison Risky Proper -Aging jumper population
-Pioneer research started
-Increased awareness Questions?