International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education

ISSN: 2456-5067

Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2020)

Analytical study of injuries among taekwondo players and boxers of Osmania University, Hyderabad

Author(s): Rajesh Kumar
Abstract: Engaging in Sport activities has numerous health benefits but also carries the risk of injury. Combat sports include four Olympic sports (boxing, wrestling, judo, and taekwondo) and other popular sports such as karate, boxing, and Wushu. These sports are popular in most countries of the world, both at competitive and fitness levels. Combat sports are practiced by people of different ages for a variety of reasons such as to gain fitness and health benefits and to learn self-defense. The sample for the study consists of 50 male players engaged in Two combat sports (taekwondo and boxing), the age group of 18 to 20 years. 25 Taekwondo Male Players and 25 Male Boxers those who have participated in the O.U. Inter College Taekwondo and Boxing Championships. The Data is collected through questionnaire from Taekwondo Players and Boxers. The Results of the Study shows that Boxers are having the Upper Extremities injuries are 15 %, lower extremities injuries are 30 %, Head 30 %, Neck 15 % and vertebral Column 10% and Taekwondo players are having the Upper Extremities injuries are 10 %, lower extremities injuries are 60 %, Head 15 %, Neck 5 % and vertebral Column 10%. It is concluded that Combat sports persons must have good conditioning to avoid the injuries. This type of study is useful to coaches to give proper coaching for development of motor qualities for prevention of injuries among players. Key words: Injuries, lower extremities, upper extremities, Vertebral column etc
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