International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Open Access | Double Blind Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064


Downloads: 104

Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016


Awareness about the Preventive Measures for Injuries in Recreational Football Players

Ketan Hulawale | Dr Purti Haral PT


Abstract: 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 Ankle>Knee > Shin > Quadriceps >Hamstring. Footballers need to be made aware regarding Physiotherapys role in injury prevention and post-injury rehabilitation


Keywords: Recreational footballers, injury, prevention, physiotherapy


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016,


Pages: 1375 - 1379


How to Download this Article?

You Need to Register Your Email Address Before You Can Download the Article PDF


How to Cite this Article?

Ketan Hulawale, Dr Purti Haral PT, "Awareness about the Preventive Measures for Injuries in Recreational Football Players", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016, pp. 1375-1379, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20162435

Similar Articles with Keyword 'injury'

Downloads: 149

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

Pages: 408 - 411

ACL Grade II, MCL Grade III and Hemarthrosis of Knee Treated Conservatively - 1 Year Physiotherapy Follow Up

Dr. S. S. Subramanian [12]

Share this Article

Downloads: 0

Research Paper, Physiotherapy, India, Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022

Pages: 906 - 910

Evaluation of Proprioceptive Training to Restore the Joint's Sense in Ankle Sprains

Dubba Naga Raju | Banavath Gopinaik | Dasarapu Indrani | Brundavanam Rajesh

Share this Article
Top