Research Unpacked: Jay Hertel – Chronic Ankle Instability

Episode 133: In this Research Unpacked Episode from Inform Performance, Dr Dylan Carmody chats to Dr Jay Hertel. Jay holds an academic appointment in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (courtesy) & serves as co-director of the Exercise & Sport Injury Lab at the University of Virginia. His research interests are at the intersection of lower extremity injury prevention and rehabilitation, clinical biomechanics, and the use of wearable sensors to monitor training loads in team sport athletes and distance runners. He has authored or co-authored over 250 peer-reviewed journal articles and presented at numerous national and international sports medicine conferences. Hertel is a fellow of both the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. He currently serves as the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Athletic Training. In this episode Dylan and Jay discuss ankle instability an area of expertise for Jay.

Topics Discussed

  • Mechanical v sensory-motor ankle Instability
  • C.A.I Inclusion criteria
  • How to assess C.A.I
  • Assessing muscle Inhibition
  • C.A.I effect on gait

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