International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part A
Survey on post sports injuries in hockey players
AUTHOR(S): Sandeep SP and Ahamed Faiz PA
In this investigation of the case, the majority of injury occurred were in low back and knee (35.7%) followed by mid back (34.3%) and wrist (31.4%). The result indicate that playing surface is the main cause of the injuries, in Kerala most of the colleges practicing and playing in uneven mud surface. lack of strength in various parts of the body also a cause of above pointed injuries. It indicates insufficient strength training also a fact of common injuries of hockey players in Kerala. With the evidence from the present study, the ﬁeld hockey governing bodies should acknowledge the risk of injuries and the infrequent use of protective gear by the athletes. Also, the player at the developmental stages should be educated about the evidence of injury risks and consequences and be encouraged to adopt safe practices in the sport.
The present investigation point out that only 50% of players taken treatment and rehabilitation to the injuries, it indicated the field hockey governing body should educate the players as well as coaches about the importance of the treatment and rehabilitation.
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How to cite this article:
Sandeep SP, Ahamed Faiz PA. Survey on post sports injuries in hockey players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):22-25.