Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology

Israa Gameel Housien

College of physical Education and Sport Sciences, Baghdad University, Baghdad -10001, Iraq

  • Research   
    Effects of Kinesio Taping on Functional Performance and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture in Juvenile Female Soccer Players
    Author(s): Ahmed Fadhil Farhan*, Ismael Saleem Abed and Israa Gameel Housien

    The incidences rates of Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) the highest in sports, especially among juvenile female soccer players, and a common method for decreasing pain, improve muscle function, circulation and proprioception is using kinesiotaping (KT). To determine the effects of using KT on functional performance (FP) of juvenile soccer players with (ACL) injuries. Twenty-three juvenile female soccer players (Age13.31 ± 0.25 years; Stature 1.49 ± 0.18m; BMI 21.3 ± 2.24 kg/m2) participants in this study. Twelve participants with mild (ACL) injuries in the experimental group (EXP), and (11) player with no history of (ACL) injuries in the control group (CON). KT was applied once and maintained for three consecutive days on (EXP) group. Participants performed three functional tests (Vertical jumping heights, Shape of 8 hop test and Shape side hop test) w.. Read More»

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