oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Knee injury patterns among young basketball players in Cape Town
|Article Title||Knee injury patterns among young basketball players in Cape Town|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Physiotherapy, University of the Western Cape, Bellville & University of South Australia, Adelaide. **Centre of Allied Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide. ***Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Feb 2003|
|Pages||9 - 10|
|Keyword(s)||Bad landing, Jumping, Knee injury mechanism, Running, Sharp changes in direction and Sideways cutting manoeuvres|
The objective of this study was to ascertain the current knee injury prevalence among young basketball players in Cape Town. A retrospective survey was conducted in 2000 to capture information on injuries sustained during the season.
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