Management of Chronic Ankle Instability in the Handball Player

  • Pietro Spennacchio
  • Mike Carmont
  • Pieter D’Hooghe
  • Jon Karlsson
  • Manuel J. Pellegrini
  • Hélder Pereira


Handball is a fast contact sport, resulting in high loading forces to both the upper and the lower limbs, leading to both acute and chronic injuries. Surveys from international and national multisport events have shown handball to be among those with the highest injury rate [1–3].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pietro Spennacchio
    • 1
  • Mike Carmont
    • 2
  • Pieter D’Hooghe
    • 3
  • Jon Karlsson
    • 4
  • Manuel J. Pellegrini
    • 5
  • Hélder Pereira
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
  1. 1.Clinique du Sport, Centre Hospitalier LuxembourgLuxembourgLuxembourg
  2. 2.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryPrincess Royal Hospital, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS TrustShropshireUK
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAspetar - Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Aspire ZoneDohaQatar
  4. 4.Department of OrthopaedicsSahlgrenska University Hospital, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg UniversityGothenburgSweden
  5. 5.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of MedicineUniversidad de ChileSantiagoChile
  6. 6.Ripoll y De Prado Sports Clinic, Murcia-Madrid FIFA Medical Centre of ExcellenceMurciaSpain
  7. 7.Orthopedic Department of Póvoa de Varzim—Vila do CondePóvoa de VarzimPortugal
  8. 8.ICVS/3 Bs—Associate LaboratoryMinho UniversityBragaPortugal

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