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Athletics: Jumping

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Several sports include jumping as part of the movement patterns required. In Track and Field this practice plays a particularly relevant role. To effectively manage the most frequent jumping related injuries, a deep knowledge of their characteristics, rehabilitation, and prevention strategies is of paramount importance to avoid the risk of re-injuries.

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  • Jumping-related injuries
  • Biomechanics of jumps
  • Return to sport

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Canata, G.L., Casale, V. (2022). Athletics: Jumping. In: Canata, G.L., Jones, H. (eds) Epidemiology of Injuries in Sports . Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-64532-1_2

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