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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2020, Vol. 7, Issue 1, Part A

The study of flat foot and inferior heel pain in sub elite basketball players


Author(s): Pranali Kakade

Abstract: Background: The aim of this study was to find the relation between flatfoot and inferior heel pain in sub elite basketball players. The arches of foot supports the body weight and absorbs ground reaction force during physical activities or sports. Many studies have been done on BMI and flat foot, ankle injuries, knee injuries and etc in basketball players but there is lack of research on relation between flatfoot and inferior heel pain which can also occur in basketball players.
Methods: This was an observational study. Total 80 players were taken, 40 players with flatfoot and 40 players with normal foot arches with age group of 18-25. This candidates were assessed for flatfoot and VISA-A questionnaire was asked, answers were recorded and data was analysed.
Result: The 80% of basketball players with flatfoot has inferior heel pain while the 37.5% of basketball players with normal foot arch has inferior heel.
Conclusion: On the basis of result it can be concluded that basketball players having flatfoot and less experience in playing are more prone to get inferior heel pain.


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How to cite this article:
Pranali Kakade. The study of flat foot and inferior heel pain in sub elite basketball players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2020; 7(1): 16-18.
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