oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Hockey injuries in high school first team schoolgirl players of the Southern Transvaal and Griqualand West

Volume 7, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



Questionnaires were sent to the first team players and coaches of the seven best hockey schools | in the Griqualand West and Southern Transvaal regions during the 1990 South African Schools hockey season. Fifty percent of the players (n = 157) had sustained injuries as a result of hockey during their hockey careers. The most prevalent injuries were ankle injuries (27%), knee injuries (15%) and lower leg overuse injuries (8,5%).

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