Basketball was first introduced to the world in 1891 by dr. A recent study found that ankle and foot injuries accounted for 40% of high school basketball injuries, followed by the knee 15%, headfaceneck 14%, armhand 10%, and hipthighupper leg 8%. Common injuries ankle sprain the most common injury in sports is a lateral ankle sprain. It has one of the highest injury rates compared to other contact sports with players in the nba and wnba having the highest risk.
Sports and recreation safety fact sheet 2015 fatalities. This injury occurs by rolling the ankle over the outside of the foot. James naismith, using a soccer ball and two peach baskets. Injuries in young athletes are on the rise, but elbow and shoulder injuries in children are on the verge of becoming an epidemic. The predominant site of these injuries was the knee. The fastpaced action of basketball can cause a wide range of injuries, most often to the foot, ankle, and knee. Incidence and pattern of injuries among adolescent basketball. Male and female youth 1118 years soccer and basketball players n 5 2265 in alberta, canada.
Common injuries in basketball players hss playbook blog. They include ankle sprain, groin pull, shin splints, tendinitis, hamstring pull, strained lower back, runners knee, separated shoulder, wrist sprain, and acl sprain. High school female direct catastrophic injuries, 1982 to 2012 29 table 3. Up next in our series on basketball injuries, lets discuss shoulder injuries. Basketball injuries basketball was first introduced to the world in 1891 by dr. College female direct catastrophic injuries, 1982 to 2012 31 table 5. Apr 10, 2018 these injuries dont just happen to children, as they also frequently occur in college and professional players. The intense, repetitive jumping motions that are an essential part of this sport make injuries due to stress and. Common sports injuries this guide is intended to help coaches treat, prevent, and speed recovery in their athletes.
Professional athletes in the nba experience a rate of gamerelated injuries that is. Common sports injuries amongst the elite women basketball. Peach baskets have changed into nets, and the pace of the game has increased tremendously. I am awarethat basketball is a high risk sport and that practicing or competing in basketball will be a dangerous and unpredictable activity involving many risks of injury. Only players who are listed on a teams roster form may play. Sutton km, jaaos, 2010 demographics incidence of distal biceps rupture is 1. A to determine the incidence number of injuries among us high school boys football, boys and girls soccer, girls volleyball, boys and girls basketball, boys wrestling, boys baseball, and girls softball athletes. Oct 26, 2016 basketball is considered a contact sport, as opposed to a collision sport like football or hockey. Baseball and basketball have been shown to have the highest incidence of sportsrelated dental injuries in children seven to 17 years of age. Research has identified a handful of injuries that are common among basketball players. Sports injury study total injuries ranked by sport numbers are in thousands 000 sport total total injured % of injuries per sport participants participants total injuries 100 participants total injuries 211,202 20,145 100.
Todays highspeed, physical sport scarcely resembles the original game. Sep 25, 2016 most injuries incurred during basketball are the result of physical contact, either with another player or with the ball itself. Pdf to present an overview of the medical conditions experienced by athletes competing in the national basketball association nba from the 19881989. Basketball requires running, jumping and quick pivoting, setting players up for injuries. Multistation proprioceptive exercise program prevents.
James naismith, a physical education professor and instructor at the international young mens christian association training school ymca today, springfield college in springfield, massachusetts, usa, was trying to keep his gym class active on a rainy day. Basketball and soccer are popular team sports worldwide. A basketball knee injury is top of the list for risk. Fortunately, many of these injuries can be prevented. Basketball common injuries and prevention tips stop sports. This often occurs in basketball when landing from a jump or planting for a sudden change of direction. An ankle sprain is the most common type of injury incurred during basketball. Common sports injuries amongst the elite women basketball players of india. Ice is appropriate for acute injuries sudden onset of injury. With this injury, ligaments that support the ankle can be torn, which.
Injuries can also result from jumps, falls, and overuse. Injuries tend to occur in the dominant elbow 86% of men 93% in their 40s, laborers. Ankle sprains ankle sprains are the most common injury seen in boys and girls high school basketball, often forcing athletes to miss significant playing time. Nba players suffer most from lateral ankle sprains, patellofemoral inflammation, lumbar strains, and hamstring strains. Sports injuries basketball has changed since it was. No alternate or pickup players will be allowed after the first 2 regular season games. Stop your childs play and seek medical attention if you are concerned. The most common injuries in basketball pertain to various types of ankle sprains, and patellofemoral pain or acute knee trauma drakos, m. National collegiate association injury surveillance system, 19881989 through 20032004. As the players skill level rises, the potential for serious injury does as well. The sports trauma and overuse prevention stop campaign provides sports injury prevention tips and additional information to help prevent sports overuse and trauma injuries in kids. While injury to the anterior cruciate ligament acl is a relatively common injury in basketball players, the injury rates for girls is significantly higher than for boys. Shoulder injuries among basketball players typically affect the muscles, ligaments, and tendons rather than the bones. Anatomy, careers, and injury prevention student workbook dear students, you are about to embark on a fascinating and sometimes emotional journey to learn about what life is like for young people and their families after they have a brain or spinal cord injury.
In basketball, five of the six injuries 83% were lacerations, and one of six 17% was a comeal abrasion and a concurrent subconjunctival hemorrhage. Several strategies can help to prevent basketball injuries from careful inspection of the play area to using proper passing techniques. Prevention of lower extremity injuries in basketball. Policy prevention of sportsrelated orofacial injuries aapd. Dick r et al 2007 descriptive epidemiology of collegiate mens basketball injuries. Injury to the medial collateral ligament is most common following a blow to the outside of the knee and can be often be treated with ice, bracing and a.
Elbow injuries in athletes osu center for continuing. With modern basketballs fast pace game come many opportunities for injuries. Basketball does not feature as many injuries as some other team sports, such as football or soccer, but basketball players are at a particularly high risk for certain injuries. Survey of catastrophic football injuries, which is also conducted at the university of north carolina. Athletic injuries and health care in the united states there were as many as 50 sportsrelated deaths of young athletes in 2015, 25 in 2014, 32 in 20, 33 in 2012, 39 in 2011 and 40 in 2010. Recognize common upper extremity sports injuries discuss prevention strategies objectives. Many people, from young children to adults, participate in organized leagues and pickup games to play sports such as basketball, tennis, baseball, football and soccer. B to calculate the rate of injuries per 1,000 athletecompetitions, per 1,000 athlete.
Whether its rolling an ankle, getting hit while scrambling for the ball, or accidentally getting stepped on, basketball leaves athletes most open to these types of injuries. Knee injuries basketball requires extensive stop and go and cutting maneuvers which can put the ligaments and menisci of the knee at risk. The most frequent injury diagnosis was ligament sprains, followed. High school female indirect catastrophic injuries, 1982 to 2012 30 table 4. Some studies report that female players experience concussions 240 percent more often than male players. College female indirect catastrophic injuries, 1982 to 2012 32 table 6. The secondary objective included the evaluation of risk factors for asi. Keep up to date on nba injuries with s injury report. In 1905, frequent injuries on the football field prompted president theodore. Rest ice compression evaluation ice is generally the first line of defense for treating injuries. Basketball is the second most popular sport in nigeria after football and is commonly played by adolescents. Significant health benefits are derived from sports and recreational physical activities.
Most injuries incurred during basketball are the result of physical contact, either with another player or with the ball itself. Ankle and foot injuries are the most common injuries in basketball at any level. Discussion in basketball as ball handling is inevitable and where passing, receiving, shooting and rebounding are most important. The trend clearly suggests lower limb injuries, which account for approximately 62%, occur much more regularly than injuries to the trunk or upper limb. This sheet may be reproducedunaltered in hard print photocopied for educational purposes only. Multistation proprioceptive exercise program prevents ankle injuries in basketball. Get a printable copy pdf file of the complete article 1.
Ice should be applied in intervals between 10 and no more than 20 minutes and if possible, secured with an elastic wrap. Injuries from concussion have been thought of as football injuries, but more and more research is demonstrating the occurrence of concussion in basketball, especially in females. The prevent blindness name, logo, telephone number and information may not be omitted. Jul 16, 2018 the objective of our study was to investigate the epidemiology of girls basketball and soccer injuries in high schools with and without an at over the 200607200809 academic years using data from two injury surveillance systems that collected injury information on both sports during the same period of time. Prevention of ankle sprain injuries in youth soccer and. In the event of injury to a players, the officials. Top 5 ways to prevent basketball injuries upmc healthbeat. Basketball is considered a contact sport, as opposed to a collision sport like football or hockey.
I understand that the dangers and risk of practicing and competing in basketball include, but are not limited to, death, serious neck and spinal injuries which may result in. Shoulder injuries may start off as minor, but if a player ignores the pain and continues to play, it can turn into a more serious injury. Common basketball treatment, injuries, and prevention. With modern basketball s fast pace game come many opportunities for injuries. Risk of injury in basketball, football, and soccer players, ages 15. Preventing foot and ankle injuries is all about support. Athletes who can effectively and efficiently perform pullups can boast great core stability and body control, which will ultimately make them more efficient athletes on the basketball court. The policy briefing has been developed for national basketball federations and local associations and is in particular of interest for coaches, trainers and players. Todays high speed, physical sport scarcely resembles the original game. Damage or tear to the ulnar collateral ligament ucl is the most common injury suffered and is often. Policy briefing 16 preventing injuries in basketball eurosafe. Basketball common injuries and prevention tips stop. Official rules of the national basketball association pdf. History of basketball in early december 1891, canadian american dr.
Injuries and illnesses in the national basketball association. Intramural 3 on 3 basketball rules cedarville university. The objective of our study was to investigate the epidemiology of girls basketball and soccer injuries in high schools with and without an at over the 200607200809 academic years using data from two injury surveillance systems that collected injury information on both sports during the same period of time. There have been prior reports on the incidence of acl reconstructions in professional football and basketball and outcomes after these injuries. If a team exceeds a certain limit of team fouls in a given period quarter or half four. To investigate the effectiveness of a multistation proprioceptive exercise program for the prevention of ankle injuries in basketball players using a. In water polo, one of the two injuries was a laceration, and the other was a corneal abrasion. Basketball is a team sport in which two teams, most commonly of five players each, opposing. Treatment of dental and oral injuries can cost upwards of over an individuals lifetime.53 1395 490 77 249 1375 1308 927 1013 1095 708 768 1163 591 616 88 1292 98 775 292 1221 729 726 114 1097 1040 1156 588 1143 423 393 737 1297 823 677