Cricket fast bowling workload patterns as risk factors for tendon, muscle, bone and joint injuries.

@article{Orchard2015CricketFB,
  title={Cricket fast bowling workload patterns as risk factors for tendon, muscle, bone and joint injuries.},
  author={Jessica J Orchard and Peter D Blanch and Justin Alan Paoloni and Alex Kountouris and Kevin J Sims and Peter D. Brukner},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={49 16},
  pages={1064-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess workload-related risk factors for injuries to particular tissue types in cricket fast bowlers. DESIGN 235 fast bowlers who bowled in 14600 player innings over a period of 15 years were followed in a prospective cohort risk factor study to compare overs bowled in each match (including preceding workload patterns) and injury risk in the 3-4 weeks subsequent to the match. Injuries were categorised according to the affected tissue type as either: bone stress, tendon injuries… CONTINUE READING