The Interval Kicking Program (IKP) as a Reprogramming Technique for the Soccer Player in an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Rehabilitation: A Technical Report

SUMMARY Introduction. We can state as technical-athletic gestural movements that we might call clinical (pivoting, cutting maneuvers, sidestep cuts, changes of direction) associated with ACL injuries. Objective. This technical report was conducted to research methods of reprogramming basic technical skills in the soccer player after anterior cruciate ligament reconstructive surgery. Technical report results. The Interval … Continued

Factors Associated to Return to Sport after Surgical Repair of Achilles Tendon Ruptures. A Clinical and Functional Retrospective Study

SUMMARY Background. The factors that influence a successful return sport following Achilles tendon rupture repair have not been identified. Furthermore, the extent of heel-rise height index (HRHI) and Achilles tendon resting angle (ATRA) as indicators of AchilĀ­les tendon function recovery are unclear. Methods. We included 94 subjects who underwent a first unilateral Achilles tendon repair … Continued