International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education

International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education


International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education
International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education
Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2018)

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.
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