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Analysis on Hockey Players: A Study With Reference to Personality and Injury Risk | Original Article

Jitendra Sharma*, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Hockey is an antiquated game thought to be the precursor of all 'stick and ball' games. The current round of hockey is played in 132 nations around the globe and is second just in prevalence to soccer as a group activity. Epidemiological reviews have reliably demonstrated that injury in hockey are various and can be not kidding. Most genuine injury comes about because of being struck by the stick or the ball. Abuse injury to the lower legs and lower back are likewise oftentimes detailed. Players matured in the vicinity of 10 and 19 years represent half of all Victorian healing facility crisis division introductions for hockey wounds. Most injury introducing to healing centers are to the upper appendage (for the most part injury to the hand and lower arm), confront (for the most part struck by stick or ball) and lower appendage (generally lower leg, foot and knee wounds). Injury to the eyes are rare, albeit have a tendency to be serious. The point of this report is to basically audit both formal research writing and casual wellsprings of data with regards to the accessible epidemiological information, which depict preventive procedures and countermeasures to hockey injury. Countermeasures for averting hockey injury with some confirmation to bolster viability include: upholding rules went for forestalling perilous utilization of the hockey stick and thoughtless play of the ball; adjusting rules for youngsters; utilization of defensive gear, (for example, shin protectors, eye wear and mouth guards); master preparing of mentors and authorities; satisfactory sustenance; pre-season molding; pregame extend and warm-up; provoke access to proficient emergency treatment and therapeutic care; and full recovery before coming back to play. Potential countermeasures requiring further examination include: hazard administration arranges; prophylactic taping and supporting of lower legs; changing the stick configuration to make it more secure; the utilization of defensive gloves; stretching out pre-season screening to incorporate non-tip top players; and enhancing injury information accumulation, particularly for non-first class levels of play. An orderly program of epidemiological and biomechanical research is required to explore these and other hazard and preventive components.