Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Student of Sport Injury & Corrective Exercise, Alborz Campus, University of Tehran

2 Professor of Sport Medicine, University of Tehran

3 Associate Professor of Sport Injury & Corrective Exercise, Shahid Beheshti University


The childhood is an important period for implementing intervention in order to prevent sport injury. Core stability training is one of them. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of 6 weeks of core stability training on biomechanics of single - leg jump-landing task in active children between 10 to 12 years. 27 children were divided into experimental and control groups. Kinematic and kinetic variables, including ankle angles in sagittal and frontal planes, loading rates, and the maximum vertical ground reaction force, were measured using the motion analysis and force plate. The results show that kinetic variables in the experimental group have a significant change, but no significant change was observed in the ankle kinematics. Regarding the results, it seems that core stability exercises have a positive effect on some of the biomechanical risk factors of jump-landing of immature children.


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