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Chronic Ankle Instability (CAI) is a prevalent topic in the world of sports physical therapy due to the high incidence of ankle sprains among athletes. Differing opinions on methods of treatment for CAI has generated an influx of research regarding the effectiveness of different treatment protocols. Unstable balance training, plyometrics/hop stabilization training, resistance training with balance, and combined interventions are currently being researched to determine their effects on athletes with CAI.
ankle sprain, Chronic Ankle Instability, athletes, balance training
Physical Therapy | Sports Sciences
Boruta, Jonathan; MacDonald, Nate; Wroniuk-Evans, Zackery; and Wilkes, Joshua, "The Effect of Different Balance Training Protocols on Athletes with Chronic Ankle Instability: A Systematic Review" (2021). Student Research Poster Presentations 2021. 13.