2023, Vol. 10, Issue 1, Part F
Perfectionism of coaches and their effects on Burnout of their AthletesAuthor(s):
Manasa P and Dr. Pooja VarmaAbstract:
Basketball is a contact sports that requires offense and defense. Ankle sprain in basketball is the most common injuries due to quick changes in direction with constant jumping and turns. The highest incidence of ankle sprain is 41.1% in basketball followed by other sports.
Objectives: To study the effectiveness of 6 weeks core muscle strengthening program in reducing the pain and improving dynamic balance among professional basketball players with ankle sprain.
Methodology: An experimental study was conducted among 20 professional basketball players with ankle sprain using Star Excursion Balance Test.20 participants were divided into 2 groups: experimental group (A) and control group (B). During 6-week time, the experimental group performed a core stability program with conventional physiotherapy, whereas the control group was dealt with only the conventional physiotherapy treatment.
Result: The result showed that there was significant difference in terms of pain and dynamic balance among the two groups.
Conclusion: The study concluded that core muscle strengthening can improve the dynamic balance and reduce the pain in basketball players with ankle sprain.DOI: 10.22271/kheljournal.2023.v10.i1f.2812Pages: 402-405 | 52 Views 5 DownloadsDownload Full Article: