Factors which might contribute to the frequency and severity of such injuries include stresses to which the body is subjected during performance (forces and torques), body position at landing, ground reaction force, performance execution and landing surface, footwear, poor physical preparation and an inadequate warm up.
Some of these injuries include:
- Ankle sprains
- Shin splints
- Stress fractures- commonly of the foot or shin
- Planter fasciitis
- Achilles tendinopathy
- Compartment syndrome
1). Jump squats x 10
2). Jumping for distance x10
3). Quick double leg hops x 50
4). Double leg hops in star formation x5 rounds
5). Quick jumps side to side x5
6). Plyometric box jumps x10
7). Plyometric box landings x10
Keep an eye out later in the week for the video!