Ankle bracing for the healthy basketball player

I am in a debating with high school and junior high coaches, who are handing out ankle braces to all of their players at the beginning of the season. Does anyone have any studies showing this to be a bad idea?

Posted By Tara Parsley on October 14, 2007 at 07:07:34:

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