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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2022, Vol. 9, Issue 5, Part C

Prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries among badminton players of Vadodara


Author(s): Camy Bhagat, Sarvanan M and Paras Bhura

Abstract: Badminton is a popular sport; it is easily accessible to Asian adolescents. The diversified nature of the sport necessitates physical features that include basic motor skills, the upper extremities musculature needed for throwing and catching the heavy badminton shuttle, as well as a quick reflex response specifically designed for players with racquet training and all the co-ordination to play a team sport. The purpose of the study was to find the prevalence of musculoskeletal problems in Badminton players. In this study, sixty Badminton players were enrolled with mean age 22 Years old. A questionnaire designed in order to assess the Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Injury which was validated by sports players. Fifty-four players (70%) reported injury during playing. The most common onset was acute injuries (59.26%), while the most common type of injury was the overuse (70%), Strains (15%), Sprains (10%) and Fracture (4%).

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How to cite this article:
Camy Bhagat, Sarvanan M, Paras Bhura. Prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries among badminton players of Vadodara. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2022;9(5):161-163.
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