International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 5 Issue 10, October 2016 | Rating: 6.6 / 10


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



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