The functional rehabilitation of ankle trauma by the graduate in motor science

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Maria Chiara Parisi
Alberto Canzone
Omar Mingrino
Vincenzo Cristian Francavilla


Sports trauma commonly affects joints of the extremities; ankle injuries are one of the most common. The study aimed to rehabilitate ankle trauma with proprioceptive exercise, performed, by graduate in motor science. Trauma causes joint instability, which is manifested mainly in running and walking. For this reason, baropodometry and motor tests were used as evaluation criteria; evaluating joint instability in both static and dynamic and neuromotor abilities. Seven athletes (aged 17 and 24 years old) are recruited for the study; they had suffered ankle trauma. The rehabilitation program involved the supervision of a multidisciplinary team (neurologist, posturologist, kinesiologist, sports doctor, observers). Each treatment was always at the same time and included 3 phases: the first on specific work to recover joint mobility, in the second the work was focused on recovering strength, third phase was aimed at recovering ankle sprains. The athletes were administered proprioceptive functional rehabilitation programs aimed at recovering the ankle trauma and plantar pressures. The data were positive and encouraging with respect to the planned goal, supporting the importance of proprioception and the role of the graduate in motor science in the functional re- education of trauma.

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Parisi, M. C., Canzone, A., Mingrino, O., & Francavilla, V. C. (2023). The functional rehabilitation of ankle trauma by the graduate in motor science. Sustainability and Sports Science Journal, 1(2), 98–114.
Health, sports science and sustainability
Author Biographies

Maria Chiara Parisi, University of Enna Kore

Department of Medicine and Surgery.

Alberto Canzone, University of Enna Kore

Graduated in Sports and Physical Activity Sciences.

Omar Mingrino, University of Enna Kore

Department of Human and Social Sciences.

Vincenzo Cristian Francavilla, University of Enna Kore

Department of Human and Social Sciences and Department of Medicine and Surgery.


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