Effectiveness of boksmart safe six exercises on injury prevention among basketball players
J Sahaya Sunil, Suresh TN
Background: Exercise-based interventions have consistently been associated with a reduction in injury rates in sports such as football. Although the injury burden in basketball has not yet analyzed more. Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of the BokSmart Safe Six on Basketball players. Participants: Both male and female basketball players with age ranges between 18–24 years, totally 30 players were participated in the study. 15 players in the Group A (Regular Exercise Program; 15 players in the Group B (Boksmart safe six exercises program) players were recruited from the basketball team, Directorate of Sports, SRM Institute of Science and Technology. The players were randomly assigned to group A continue with their usual warm up. Players were assessed through Functional movement screening performed at the beginning. Main Outcome Measurements: Comparison in Functional movement screen score between the control groups and intervention groups was measured. Results: This study indicates that P <0.05 (0.000) shows there is significant difference exists between the post test of functional movement screen compared between Group A and Group B players. Conclusion: This study concluded that boksmart safe six exercises are effective in preventing the injuries in basketball players.