Examining Lower Limb Injuries among Male Amateur Soccer Players

LAM, M.S.H, TUNG, K, MAN, D, LEE, K Y, FLINT, S and PEAKE, Rebecca (2017). Examining Lower Limb Injuries among Male Amateur Soccer Players. Journal of Yoga and Physical Therapy, 7 (1), p. 264.

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    Abstract

    Amateur players far outnumbered professional athletes, but they are often under shadowed in literature. Unlike professional athletes, amateur players may not possess the resources, knowledge or guidance in treating sports injuries. Soccer is one of the popular sports with fewer literature addressing amateur players. Quantitative method was used for data collection and analysis. The practical contribution of this study lies in terms of the exploring of risks factors leading to lower limb injuries, most common type and area of injuries faced by amateur soccer players in contrast with professional players. Preventive measures were also discussed. The implications of these findings are valuable to coaches, physical therapists and governments for understanding amateur players and arouse public awareness on health and safety.

    Item Type: Article
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Sport Industry Research Centre
    Departments - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Health and Well-being > Department of Sport
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.4172/2157-7595.1000264
    Page Range: p. 264
    Depositing User: Rebecca Peake
    Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2018 12:53
    Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 15:32
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/18233

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