Dominant limb asymmetry associated with prospective injury occurrence

Maulder, P. S. (2013) Dominant limb asymmetry associated with prospective injury occurrence. South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 35 (1). pp. 121-131. ISSN 0379-9069

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The purpose of the study was to identify associations between dominant lower limb asymmetry in unanticipated agility performance and prospective injury occurrence. Female netball players (N=24) performed unanticipated 180° turn agility sprints on both the dominant and non-dominant legs interspersed with an additional straight running (no turn) task (5 trials per task), which were cued randomly using a visual monitor in the gait laboratory. Netball players were contacted regularly throughout the following six-month period for verification of any lower extremity injury experienced during their netball season

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords that describe the item:Limb dominance, unanticipated agility, turning performance, prospective design, netball, netball injury
Subjects:Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions:Schools > Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance
ID Code:2928
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