Bowling workload and the risk of injury in elite cricket fast bowlers.

  title={Bowling workload and the risk of injury in elite cricket fast bowlers.},
  author={R. W. James Dennis and Patrick J Farhart and Chris Goumas and Jessica J Orchard},
  journal={Journal of science and medicine in sport},
  volume={6 3},
This study examined the relationship between the bowling workload of first-class cricket fast bowlers and injury with the aim of identifying a workload threshold at which point the risk of injury increases. Ninety male fast bowlers (mean age 27 years, range 18-38 years) from six Australian state squads were observed for the 2000-2001 and/or 2001-2002 cricket seasons. Workload was quantified by examining fixture scorecards and conducting surveillance at training sessions. Injury data was… CONTINUE READING

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