Injury risk in male football players with special reference to the playing position
Biruk Amare Sorate, Dr. Paramvir Singh
The purpose of this study was to investigate injury risk in male football players with special reference to the playing position Ethiopia of premiere league football players. A prospective cohort study design was employed during the competitive season. The data collection instruments for this study were; FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre (F-MARC’s) form.The data was analysed descriptively and ANOVA with post hoc tests were run to confirm where the differences occurred. The association of injury with playing position was analysed using Pearson product moment correlation. The defensive and midfield players have almost equal injury distribution followed by strikers in training. While, in match the injury rate was almost equal in all outfield players. Goalkeepers suffered with the lower number of injuries both in training and match. The significant differences exist among playing positions in Injured Body Part and Injury Rate/Type. The defensive players have different injury pattern in Injury Rate/Type as of outfield players, as well as the goalkeepers have different injury pattern in injured body parts and Injury Rate/Type as the playing position. The playing position of football players have a relationship between injured body parts and Injury Rate/Type. It can showed that the playing position have the role of injury.
Biruk Amare Sorate, Dr. Paramvir Singh. Injury risk in male football players with special reference to the playing position. International Journal of Advanced Education and Research, Volume 4, Issue 3, 2019, Pages 18-20