International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Dissertation Chapters | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020

Comparing the Efficacy of Stretching and Taping in Treatment of Achilles Tendonitis in Sprinters

D. Shabiethaa

Abstract: Comparing the effectiveness of Stretching and Taping technique in preventing soft tissue injuries in ankle joint on performing 100m sprint Soft tissue injury is common in runners. Minimal study has been done on its prevention. Runners over use the soft tissue around the ankle joint, this leads to Tightness of TendoArchilles tendon, Instability in the ankle joint, Weakness of the soft tissue. A few studies have shown that preventive measures reduce the risk of soft tissue injury in ankle. But there are no studies showing the effect of Stretching and Taping around the ankle joint in preventing injuries in runner.

Keywords: Prevention, Ankle joint, Runners, Stretching, Taping, Soft tissue injuries

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020,

Pages: 953 - 957

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