PREVENTIVE EXERCISES TO STRENGTHEN THE ANKLE JOINT AND ASSOCIATED WITH SOME RECOVERY METHODS AND THEIR EFFECT ON SOME PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL VARIABLES FOR YOUNG FOOTBALL PLAYERS
Keywords:preventive exercises, recovery methods, ankle joint.
The research aims to identify the effect of preventive exercises in preventing ankle joint injury for young soccer players. And to identify the effect of exercises accompanying some means of recovery on some physical and functional variables of the research sample. A sample of youth football players was selected from Al Shula Sports Club. The researchers used the experimental method in one group design (pre-post) due to its suitability to the nature of the research. Pre-tests were conducted on the sample, then the researchers started the main experiment, and the recovery exercises used on the muscles (neck - arm - torso - leg) and some recovery methods were prepared with cold baths and local massage, as well as a group of exercises that work to strengthen the muscles working on the ankle joint and during Eight weeks (24) preventive hospital units, three days a week, and after completing them, post-tests were conducted and data were entered into the statistical bag to come up with the following conclusions: A clear improvement in the range of motion tests of the ankle joint, and this indicates the effectiveness of preventive exercises. There were no significant differences between the pre and post tests in the two heart rate tests before exertion and the maximum oxygen consumption. A clear improvement in the heart rate test after exertion in the research sample. The appearance of an improvement in the physical tests of the research sample, and this indicates that the preventive and remedial exercises had a clear effect.