Stefan Weindel

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the postural control and functional ankle stability between professional and amateur dancers as well as controls. METHODS Thirty professional dancers were compared to thirty amateur dancers and thirty controls. All participants (n=90) completed a questionnaire. Range of motion (ROM), ankle position sense and(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to examine the influence of age, body mass index (BMI) and leg dominance on the PRT, balance control and foot position sense. MATERIALS AND METHODS The proprioception of the ankle was investigated in 210 participants. All participants completed a questionnaire. The PRT was measured on a tilting platform. The position(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the functional ankle stability between professional and amateur soccer players as well as controls. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty professional soccer players, 30 amateur soccer players and 30 controls were evaluated. All participants completed a questionnaire. Range of motion (ROM), peroneal reaction time(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the influence of extensive work-related use of the feet on functional ankle stability among musicians. METHODS Thirty professional organists were compared to professional pianists and controls. All participants completed a questionnaire. Range of motion (ROM), peroneal reaction time, and positional sense(More)
OBJECTIVE Cutaneous afferent nerves contribute to joint proprioception. The aim of this study was to retrospectively analyze the proprioceptive influence of the cutaneous afferents to the ankle in patients after sural nerve harvesting in comparison to controls. METHODS The proprioception of the ankle in 24 patients after sural nerve harvesting was(More)
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