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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2018, Vol. 5, Issue 5, Part B

Musculoskeletal problems in badminton players under 17


Author(s): P Sathya and Labdhi Doshi

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to find the prevalence of musculoskeletal problems in Badminton players under 17.
Methodology: A cross sectional survey was carried out on 100 badminton players using Modified Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire to find the prevalence of musculoskeletal problems in badminton players.
Result: Out of 100 players investigated, 46 players experienced pain in the wrist in the last 12 months. This was followed by pain in the neck in 31players and shoulder in 30players. Many players had bilateral joint involvement. Wrist pain was more common in Females. Other type of injury including Muscle Cramp and Muscle Catch were the two most common type of injury in 53 players.
Conclusion: This study concludes that majority of the players had pain in Wrist followed by Neck and Shoulder. Other type of injury which includes Muscle catch and Muscle cramp was the most common type of injury. This was followed by Strain/ Sprain. Strain was more common in Males and Sprain in Females.


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How to cite this article:
P Sathya and Labdhi Doshi. Musculoskeletal problems in badminton players under 17. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2018; 5(5): 67-70.
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