Hamstring injury prevention: a systematic review

Pun, Rupat (2020) Hamstring injury prevention: a systematic review. Masters thesis, University of Chichester.

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Abstract

Background: Hamstring injuries are the most common injuries suffered in soccer. While NHE has 1 gained interest in the recent years in preventing hamstring injuries inconsistent results and low 2 compliance raises question on its effectiveness. Hypothesis/Purpose: It is hypothesized that NHE 3 will be the most effective prevention program. Study Design: This is a systematic review of the 4 literature. Methods: A systematic electronic search will be carried out on the databases PubMed, 5 PEDro, SPORTDiscus, and Cochrane Library from inception to December 2019.Various keywords 6 were used to filter the appropriate studies. Risk of bias was assessed for the included articles. 7 Results: The search yielded a total of 1326 articles, after screening the records and assessing for 8 eligibility through the criteria set, 7 articles were included. Conclusion: Synthesis of the data 9 suggested NHE alone or in a preventative program was effective. Soccer -specific balance program 10 also showed promise. However due to the possible bias in the articles the level of certainty is 11 questioned. Clinical Relevance: It can be used to direct the hamstring preventive programs in soccer 12 clubs.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: MSci Sports Therapy
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV557 Sports
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Departments > Sport and Exercise Sciences
Depositing User: Ann Jones
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2020 15:11
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2020 15:11
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/5531

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