Volleyball injuries presenting in casualty: a prospective study.

  title={Volleyball injuries presenting in casualty: a prospective study.},
  author={L Solg{\aa}rd and Allan Bybeck Nielsen and Bjarne M\oller-Madsen and B W Jacobsen and Johan Yde and Jorun Jensen},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  volume={29 3},
During 1986, all sports injuries (n = 5222) were prospectively recorded at the two casualty departments in Arhus, Denmark. Volleyball injuries (n = 278) accounted for 5.3% of all sports injuries. An evaluation of the rehabilitation period and the consequences of the injuries was undertaken by questionnaire three years after the injury. The injury incidence was 1.9 injuries/1000 inhabitants/year. Hand, finger, and ankle sprains were the most frequent injuries. Female players had significantly… CONTINUE READING
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