n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Knee injuries in football : main article
|Article Title||Knee injuries in football : main article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Author||Mark Ferguson and Rob Collins|
|Publication Date||May 2010|
|Pages||202 - 206|
Football is one of the most popular sports in the world, with an estimated 240 million (in 2000) to 265 million (in 2006) players participating in the game. The sport involves intermittent walking, jogging, running and sprinting, and has a higher incidence of injuries than rugby, volleyball, field hockey, cycling, boxing, swimming and basketball.1 In 2001 it was reported to have injury rates of 1 000 times higher than for industrial occupations generally regarded as high risk.
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