Ultimate injuries: a survey.

  title={Ultimate injuries: a survey.},
  author={P Marfleet},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  volume={25 4},
  • P Marfleet
  • Published 1991 in British journal of sports medicine
Injuries sustained while playing Ultimate at six tournaments between 1986 and 1990 were recorded. Thigh muscle strains, ankle ligament sprains and skin abrasions/friction burns were the most frequent injuries. Factors contributing to injury include pitch state, player fitness and preparation, clothing, 'lay-out' technique, tournament organization and squad size. Reducing excessive playing time, improved preparation by the player, sensible use of protective clothing, and care with pitch… CONTINUE READING