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The rate of game related basketball injuries is 2xs greater in professionals than collegiate players and the most common injuries occur in the lower extremity. Arch mechanics are often cited as a related factor and the Arch Height Index Measurement System (AHIMS) is a reliable and valid system for quantifying mobility. However, normative or comparative values for basketball athletes have not been reported.
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Anloague, P; Hess, N; Barhorst, L; Hock, G; Iannarino, A; Kelly, A; and Williams, C, "A Comparison of Arch Height Index Measures Between Collegiate Basketball and National Basketball Association Players" (2017). University of Dayton Doctor of Physical Therapy Annual Research Symposium. 33.