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International Journal of Orthopaedics and Physiotherapy

Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A (2022)

Role of physiotherapist in the management on field-sport injuries: A review of literature

Author(s):

Harshika Gupta

Abstract:

Background and Introduction: On ground sports injuries have become a challenging task for physiotherapists around the world and lack of literature data makes it more difficult. In India it is still in growing phase. These are the case study which provides the basic base line data regarding potential areas of injury, their types, treatments and outcome of the treatment on subjects and on game results. Objectives: The aim of this study is to cognize the role of physiotherapist in the management on field sport injuries. Methodology

  1. Data Source and Literature Source: relevant articles were identified by searching from: PUBMED, cohrane literacy, Google scholar.
  2. Data Selection: Articles of role of physiotherapist in the management on field sports injuries, systemic review with meta-analysis belongs to 16 Indian women field hockey players participated in 15th Asian games held at Doha from 1st Dec to 15 Dec, 2006 where they played total 7 matches, each of 70 minutes.

Results: More than 10 articles are on sports injuries in which 05 articles are matched with role of physiotherapist in the management on field sport injuries. Conclusion: The studies have recommends players should undergo at least a pre-season fitness screening for general strength, flexibility and endurance. After rehabilitation, injured player scored significantly (p<0.01) more goals (68%) than the not injured (32%) shows physiotherapy enhanced the game performance. The basic baseline data of these studies may be beneficial in future or further study.

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How to cite this article:
Harshika Gupta. Role of physiotherapist in the management on field-sport injuries: A review of literature. Int. J. Orthop. Physiother. 2022;4(1):1-4. DOI: 10.33545/26648989.2022.v4.i1a.13
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