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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor (RJIF): 5.48

ISSN: 2456-0057

2023, Vol. 8, Issue 1
Comparative analysis of sports injuries among rural and urban female middle distance runners
Author(s): Saurabh Tiwari
Abstract:
The term “sports injury” refers to the kinds of injuries that most commonly occur during sports or exercise, but they are not limited to athletes. Factory workers get tennis elbow, painters get shoulder injuries, and gardeners develop tendinitis, even though they may not participate in sports. Ultimately, however, “sports injuries” refers to those that occur in active individuals. This health topic focuses on the most common types of sports injuries—those that affect the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system is the network of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, and other tissues that provides the body with stability and enables movement. Sports injuries are injuries that occur in athletic activities or exercising. When injured the two main systems affected are the nervous and vascular systems. Long term injuries are a dark time for the players. Prevention helps reduce potential sports injuries. 20 rural & 20 urban middle distance female athletes were selected as a subject. The subject was ranging from 18-25 years. While comparing a data of percentage of sports injuries, it was observed that percentage of sports injuries of rural players is higher than urban players. Percentage of Sciatica injury is higher than other injuries in Urban players this is located that back of feet and Shin Splint injury is higher than other injuries in Rural players, this is located that shinbone, the large bone in the lower leg. In the light to finding it is concluded that main reason of sports injuries is wear improper gear and Malnutrition. In the rural area most of the middle distance runners are not wearing shoes during practice or tournament so that this is suffering from Shin Splint injury as well as players were taken a proper diet so that they suffering from Injuries
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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Saurabh Tiwari. Comparative analysis of sports injuries among rural and urban female middle distance runners. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2023;8(1):175-177.
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