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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2020, Vol. 7, Issue 4, Part B

Incidence of alteration of scapula postion in bowlers


Author(s): Dr. Siddhi S Tendulkar and Nidhi Mehta

Abstract: Background: The shoulder is an important joint connecting upper limb to the trunk. Shoulder is the most commonly used joint during batting and bowling, hence, it is more prone to injuries during bowling. Melbourne Instability Shoulder Score (MISS) questionnaire was used to check the amount of instability at shoulder joint.
Objectives: To evaluate the alteration of scapular positions using MISS questionnaire and measuring tape using Lennie test. Methods:Total number of 50 cricket players between the age of 18-25 years both male and female players with more than one year of experience were selected by simple random sampling. Outcome measures were Lennie's test and Melbourne Instability Shoulder Score (MISS) Questionnaire.
Results: The study shows that there is no functional disability in fast bowlers according to Melbourne Instability Shoulder Score (MISS) questionnaire, but there is alteration of scapula position in the same which suggests that bowlers can carry out their daily activities without any pain or disability with alteration of scapula position.
Conclusion: There is incidence of alteration of scapula position in bowlers without any functional disability at the shoulder joint.


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How to cite this article:
Dr. Siddhi S Tendulkar, Nidhi Mehta. Incidence of alteration of scapula postion in bowlers. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2020;7(4):81-84.
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