- West-Japanese Society of Orthopedics & Traumatology
- 整形外科と災害外科 (ISSN:00371033)
- vol.48, no.1, pp.165-168, 1999-03-25 (Released:2010-02-25)
175 high school basketball players in Miyazaki were studied with regard to basketball injuries through questionnaires on the history of knee and ankle injuries and basuketball shoes. Many players were found to high-top shoes to decrease ankle sprains. They mentioned the need for basketball shoes that are soft and stable with better spring. Many prevention of ankle sprains.We emphasize the importance of checking shoes and footwork when examining players. In the future, we will conduct further studies on the relationship of injuries and shoes.