Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement: Conservative Management and Prevention of Ankle Sprains in Athletes (Sports Med Res)
Friday, July 19, 2013

National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement: Conservative Management and Prevention of Ankle Sprains in Athletes

National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement: Conservative Management and Prevention of Ankle Sprains in Athletes

Kaminski TW, Hertel J, Amendola N, Docherty CL, Dolan MG, Hopkins JT, Nussbaum E,  Poppy W, Richie D. Journal of Athletic Training 2013;48(4):528–545. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-48.4.02

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has released a position statement to “present recommendations for athletic trainers and other allied health care professionals in the conservative management and prevention of ankle sprains in athletes.” The document includes 37 recommendations covering diagnosis, treatment and evaluation, return-to-play considerations, prevention, as well as special considerations.  The document also offers a detailed background section that discusses these key areas of recommendations.

Related Statement:

0 comments:

Post a Comment

When you submit a comment please click 'Subscribe by Email" (just below the comments) or "Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)" (at the bottom of this page) if you would like to receive a notification when another comment has been submitted to this post.

Please note that if you are using Safari and have problems submitting comments you may need to go to your preferences (privacy tab) and stop blocking third party cookies. Sorry for any inconvenience this may pose.