Muscles as types of injury  in american football 41% of all injuries are hamstring muscle injuries , and in australian rules football, the prevalence is this review focuses on static stretching the literature shows no specific information about the prevention in sports injuries one reason is the poor quality of the. Along with the enjoyment and the other positive benefits of sport participation, there is also the risk of injury that is elevated in contact sport this review provides a summary of injury incidence in australian rules football (arf), identifies injury risk factors, assesses the efficacy of interventions to reduce injury risk and makes. Iii hoskins, et al, 2003, injuries in australian rules football: a review of the literature, macquarie university, vol 11, no 2, http://wwwresearchonlinemqedu au/vital/access/manager/repository/mq:8939/ds01letter=r, p50 iv mckay, et al, 2001, ankle injuries in basketball: injury rate and risk factors, british journal of. Muscle injuries occur frequently as contusion injuries in contact sports and as strains in sports involving maximal sprints and acceleration among sprinters, hamstring strains represent approximately 1/3 of all acute injuries1 since the different football codes (soccer, rugby, american football, australian rules football). Tackling australian football injuries: a review of the literature in: deakin university, 1998 view in article 3seward, h and patrick, j a three year survey of victorian football league injuries aust j sci med sport 1992 24: 51–54 view in article 4mcmahon, k, nolan, t, bennett, c et al australian rules football injuries. From the field – directed topic | practical considerations in the management of older australian rules football players alexander clarke1 & laura review of the literature | strengthening proximal hip musculature for prevention of patellofemoral pain and acl injuries in female football players nicholas alexander.
Hamstring injuries are not confined strictly to australian rules football but are also seen in soccer , athletics , hurling , cricket  and touch football  a recent review of the literature suggested that low back pain from the zygopophyseal joints at the levels of spinal nerve roots supplying the. A major reason for this large body of research is that they are very common in sports that require high speed running and/or kicking, such as soccer and australian rules football (afl), with 80-85% of all hamstring strains occurring during high speed running (1, 2) at the highest professional level, players. Medline, amed, sportdiscus, and ausport databases were searched (key terms “hamstring” and “strain,” “injury,” “pull,” or “tear”) to identify relevant literature published between 1982 and 2007 in the english language studies of adult athlete populations (older than 18 years) pertaining to hamstring strain incidence.
The purpose of this literature review is to summarize studies on hamstring strain injury rate, mechanism, and risk factors in the last several decades with a focus on gabbe et al found that 16% of australian football players sustained hamstring muscle strain injuries during the 2000 season alone with an incidence of four. The aim has been to review the literature about the risk factors of hamstring injury in soccer from a biomechanical point of view methodology contralateral leg deficits in kinetic and kinematic variables during running in australian rules football players with previous hamstring injuries j strength cond res, 24, 2539.
The effect of sports specific training on reducing the incidence of hamstring injuries in professional australian rules football players free loading g m verrall1, j p although hamstring muscle strain injury is common in many sports, there is little in the literature concerning prevention of this injury previous studies have. Incidence and cause of spinal cord injuries in australia for 2005 (fatalities/ 100,000 the scientific literature was reviewed in order to collect data on catastrophic injuries (defined here as fatalities australian rules football, rugby league, ice hockey and rugby union) and non-contact (eg snowboarding.
Abstract aim for junior-level australian rules football there is a paucity of head injury and concussion surveillance data thus, the primary aim was to document head injury and concussion incidence in participants aged 9–17 years with a secondary aim to identify the mechanism-of-injury. Purpose: there is significant cost associated with sports injury establishing injury profiles in contact sports like australian rules football (arf) will facilitate implementation of injury prevention strategies the purpose of this literature review was to investigate sports injury data collection methodology, assess the strengths.