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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part B

One year prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder among cricket Players in Haryana: A retrospective study


Author(s): Sumit Kumar, Kulandaivelan S, Jaspreet Kaur, Rekha Chaturvedi, Baljeet Girdhar, Varun Singh, Sonu Punia, Vikash Kumar

Abstract: Objective: To find out overall, site specific, role of play specific and type of injury specific prevalence rate of musculoskeletal injuries in cricket players. rnMethodology: Study Design: Cross sectional, survey study. rnSample size: 127 male players. rnMethod: Injury data was collected from each player using modified Nordic Musculoskeletal Injury Questionnaire. rnData analysis: Data was entered into MS Excel for further analysis. rnResults: 50 players out of 127 was injured leading to 39% overall prevalence of injuries among cricket players. Low back, shoulder and ankle are the first three most common injuries in cricket players. Fast bowler and batsmen sustained maximum injuries among different playing role. Wicket-keeper is the least injured role in cricket. rnConclusion: Prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries is high among cricket players. Conditioning by coaches and early rehabilitation by physiotherapists are essential to reduce the injury rate in this population.

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How to cite this article:
Sumit Kumar, Kulandaivelan S, Jaspreet Kaur, Rekha Chaturvedi, Baljeet Girdhar, Varun Singh, Sonu Punia, Vikash Kumar. One year prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder among cricket Players in Haryana: A retrospective study. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2015;2(2):75-77.
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