319 Knee and ankle overuse injuries in youth basketball players

Carlyn Stilling, Oluwatoyosi BA Owoeyea, Lauren C Benson, Kati Pasanen, Carolyn Emery
2021 Poster Presentations   unpublished
Current scientific evidence reveals that overuse injuries may be more prevalent in youth basketball players than previously reported. Many basketball injuries result from gradual onset overuse mechanisms associated with pain, but not resulting in absence from basketball participation. Objective To determine the season prevalence and burden of all complaint overuse knee injuries (OKIs) and ankle injuries (OAIs) in youth basketball players. Design Cohort study. Setting Youth basketball, Calgary,
more » ... anada. Patients (or Participants) A convenience sample of 83 (47F, 36M; Ages 16-18; N=7) senior team high school basketball players.
doi:10.1136/bjsports-2021-ioc.292 fatcat:cjp6efvxcrb4plo6wllno7oopu