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6 The plantar calcaneonavicular ligament is on the underside of the foot that connects the calcaneus with the navicular bone.
8 contains the gastrocnemius, soleus and plantaris muscles
9 muscle that is outside a body part, organ, or bone
10 a serious condition that may develop when swelling exists in one or more of the four compartments of the leg or on.
12 An incomplete crack in the bone. Microfractures due to the inability for the body to heal faster than the injury can result in full fractures.
14 or shin splints, as it is often known, is a catch term for pain that occurs below the knee either on the front outside part of the leg (anterior shin splints) or in the inside of the leg (medial shin splints). It is normally the result of too much to
16 a lack of fluids in the system may lead to an electrolyte imbalance that causes muscle to cramp. Electrolytes are minerals, such as sodium, magnesium, calcium, and potassium, that help the cells to function normally. An imbalance occurs when there is
17 contains the peroneus longus and peroneus brevis muscles.
20 contains the popliteus, flexor digitorum longus, flexor hallucis longus and tibialis posterior muscles.
22 wide, nonelastic ligamentous tissue that extends from the anterior portion of the calcaneus to the heads of the metatarsals.
23 muscle that relates to a specific body part or bone
24 contains the tibialis anterior, extensor digitorum longus, peroneus tertius, and extensor hallucis muscles.
1 one of the three arches of the foot; composed of the cuneiforms, the cuboid, and the 5th metatarsal bones.
2 good flexibility allows muscles to work through their full range of movement. Poor flexibility does the opposite, creating a situation in which the muscles may be worked beyond their limits. This may cause muscles strains or cramping.
3 a joint in the ankle found between the talus and calcaneus
4 lack of fluids can cause muscle cramps. An athlete who is exercising vigorously may lose 3.5 mL of water per hour. This rate of loss over a 3-4 hour period may account for loss of 4%-6% of the athlete’s total body weight. This causes a drop in blood
5 after a fracture is healed muscles usually atrophy. If the muscles involved are not strengthened to preinjury status, cramps may occur
7 The inflammation of the gastrocnemius tendon Contusion: contusions occur most often over the shin. The tibia lies just below the skin and is very sensitive to direct trauma. Trauma to this area of the leg can be very painful and disabling.
11 the great toe is very important in balance movement, and speed. Occasionally, the ligaments supporting the toe will become sprained, severely limiting the athletes performance. Often the mechanism of the injury is the foot sliding backward on a sli
13 a sudden involuntary contraction of a muscle
15 stands for American Podiatric Medical Association, according to the APMA, people do not realize the tremendous pressure that is put on their feet during exercise. For example, when a 150 lb jogger runs 3 miles, the cumulative impact on each foot is m
18 working a muscle beyond its limits may cause the muscle to cramp
19 a bony growth on the calcaneus that causes painful inflammation of the accompanying soft tissue. This type of condition is aggravated by exercise. As the foot flattens, the plantar fascia is stretched and pulled at the point where it attaches the cal
21 Pressure, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevate. Splinting, taping, or bracing the ankle can help protect it from further injury
25 large, bony prominences located on either side of the ankle
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