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Biological Maturity of Injuries Sustained due to Causes among Football Players


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Page : 129-134

Keywords : Health related physical fitness; reaction ability; Rural; Urban;

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The primary aim of the present study was to compare the incidence of injuries sustained due to causes among three groups of competitive football players. The investigator has made an attempt to classify or define the groups of football players based on the aged of the football players. Accordingly three groups of football players were targeted; Junior, Young and Senior groups football players aged between 14 to 30 years. The investigator personally contacted the players and the purpose of the study was explained to them. Further instructions were given by the investigator to the players for the completion of questionnaire. A questionnaire prepared by Cromwell & Gromely (2000) for elite Gaelic football players and modified by the investigator was used. The information of injuries was collected from 685 elite football players of three groups. Total 480 injuries out of 388 football players were found out over the one year of the period. Means, Standard deviations, one way analysis of variance and post hoc test were utilized to compare the incidence of injuries among three groups of football players. The result reveals that there was statistically significant difference of incidence of injuries with respect to causes found in Stumble ( F=6.68

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