Prevalence of Trunk Side Strain Injury in Cricket Fast Bowlers
Trunk side strain injury is reported most in cricket fast bowlers. This study was done with an aim to find the prevalence of trunk side strain injury in cricket fast bowlers and to find the factors associated with this injury. The factors taken into consideration were age, volume of cricket played, bowling arm, players standing and trunk height, active trunk lateral flexion ROM, active trunk lateral flexion range of motion ratio and side bridge endurance. First, to find the prevalence of trunk side strain injury in cricket fast bowlers, the sample population of 30 players was divided in 15 club and 15 state (or national) level players and second, to find factors associated with the injury they were divided into injured and uninjured players where 12 were injured and 18 uninjured. It was found that the injury was more prevalent in state level players as compared to club level players.
Nealon, A. and Cook, J. Trunk Side Strain Has a High Incidence in First-Class Cricket Fast Bowlers in Australia and England. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 28(3), pp.284-288, 2018.
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