Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 7, July 2016
Common Musculoskeletal Injuries Faced by B-Boydancers
Abstract: Dancers have high risk for injury like any athlete. Objective To study musculoskeletal injuries faced by B-Boy dancers and their understanding about protective gears, dance floor and footwear and physiotherapy. Method A survey based study using self-devised pre validated questionnaire. Result 24.04 % breakers reported injury at knee, 17.31 % in lower back, 16.35 % in shoulder, 15.38 % arms/hands, 9.62 % at wrist, 8.65 % in neck and ankle while lowest were elbow, thigh, ribs and feet. Conclusion Common injuries Knee > Lower Back > Shoulder > Arms / Hand. Dancers need to be made aware regarding Physiotherapys role in injury prevention and post-injury rehabilitation
Keywords: B-Boy, breakers, injury, prevention, physiotherapy
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 7, July 2016,
Pages: 929 - 934
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Dr. Deepa Abichandani, Vinayak Hule, "Common Musculoskeletal Injuries Faced by B-Boydancers", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 7, July 2016, pp. 929-934, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART2016312
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