Tag - Ankle Dorsiflexion

Ankle dorsiflexion: Injury prevention for jumper’s knee?

Explosive jumping, in sports such as volleyball and basketball, expose the patellar tendon to significant strain (forces in excess of 6-8X a person’s bodyweight!). The highest stress to the patellar tendon occurs during the landing phase where the entire lower limb must dissipate the ground reaction forces. The ankle [...]