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Awareness about the Preventive Measures for Injuries in Recreational Football Players

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.5, No. 10)

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Page : 1375-1379

Keywords : Recreational footballers; injury; prevention; physiotherapy;

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Recreational footballers have a high risk for injury as with any athlete. Objective To study musculoskeletal injuries faced by Recreational footballers and their understanding about protective gears, playing surface, footwear and physiotherapy. Method A survey based study using self-devised pre validated questionnaire. Result 28 % Footballers reported of injury at ankle, 16 % in knee, 14 % in shin, 10 % in quadriceps, 6 % in the hamstrings and hands, 4 % in calves and toes while lowest were low back, groin, face 2 %. Conclusion Common injuries Anklegreater thanKnee greater than Shin greater than Quadriceps greater thanHamstring. Footballers need to be made aware regarding Physiotherapys role in injury prevention and post-injury rehabilitation

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