Department of Physical Education, Hohai University, Nanjing, 210098, China


Objective: Questionnaire on athletes’ ankle injury in hurdle sport with focus on strength training method is done. The findings can provide necessary guidance for training & rehabilitation of athletes.

Method: 2500 cases of hurdle athletes from different teams with ankle injury from June 2013 to June 2015 were reviewed. The causes of these injuries were analyzed and appropriate prevention as well as treatments were determined. These findings can help in preventing severe injuries during training and improve teaching methods in hurdle sport.

Results: Necessary rehabilitation programs with strength training method can prevent these ankle injuries as well as improve recovery, physical fitness and training quality of the athletes.

Discussion: In the process of ankle injury’s repair, hurdler athletes’ strength training should be improved. Hurdle athletes, coa- ches and medical staff should implement science based training to prevent ankle injuries during training and competitions.


Strength Training, Hurdle Movement, Ankle Injury, Prophylactic Effect