Epidemiology of Ankle Sprain at the United States Military Academy

  title={Epidemiology of Ankle Sprain at the United States Military Academy},
  author={Brian R. Waterman and Philip J. Belmont and Kenneth L. Cameron and Thomas M Deberardino and Brett D. Owens},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={797 - 803}
Background Ankle sprain is a common injury in athletic populations that results in significant time lost to injury. Hypothesis The incidence rates (IRs) of ankle ligament sprains are influenced by gender, height, weight, body mass index (BMI), physical conditioning, level of competition, type of sport, and athlete exposure to sport. Study Design Cohort study; Level of evidence, 2. Methods A longitudinal cohort study was performed to determine the effect of risk factors for ankle sprain at the… 

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