Determining the prevalence and assessing the severity of injuries in mixed martial arts athletes.

@article{Rainey2009DeterminingTP,
  title={Determining the prevalence and assessing the severity of injuries in mixed martial arts athletes.},
  author={Charles E Rainey},
  journal={North American journal of sports physical therapy : NAJSPT},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={
          190-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Mixed martial arts (MMA) is currently the fastest growing sport in the United States and has recently surpassed boxing as the most popular full contact sport. Due to the physical nature of the sport, MMA is associated with various types of injuries. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was aimed at identifying prevalence and assessing the severity, location, and type of injuries in MMA athletes sustained during MMA related activities in the twelve month period prior to the survey… CONTINUE READING

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