Prevalence Rate and Causes of Sports Injury in Mazandaran Province 2011-2012 - Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences
Volume 23, Number 107 (12-2013)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2013, 23(107): 147-151 | Back to browse issues page


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Mohseni Saravi B, Yaghobian M, Bagherian Farahabbadi E, Kohansal S, Dehghan A, Gholami M A et al . Prevalence Rate and Causes of Sports Injury in Mazandaran Province, 2011-2012. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2013; 23 (107) :147-151
URL: http://jmums.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-3020-en.html

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Background and purpose: One of the health concerns is sports injury which is also the most issues for sports medicine specialists. Due to the effect of acute or chronic sports injuries in professional life and even individuals, the occurrence of sports injuries in Mazandaran the province was studied. Materials and methods: This is a cross-sectional study. Data were derived from hospitals and outpatient records which were sent to province sports medicine board during 2011-2012. The nature of sports injuries was classified according to the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10). Various sports were divided into pairs grouping and individually. Results: During 1 year, 288 records in which 188 (%65.3) were outpatients and 100 (%43l7) inpatients. The median of age was 21±8 years. Most of the nature of injuries was fractures 140 (48.6%), the injured site was the upper limb 98 (34%), upper limb 91 (31.6), multiple sites 51 (17.5 %), head and neck 38 (13%), and 10 (3.5%) cases were related to spine. The most cause of injuries of 191 cases (66.3%) was due to other causes such as bad nutrition, spasm, no prepration, non standard equipment, spoiled flooring, error in landing. Conclusion: The results showed that the fracture which is a severe injury and need more cost for treatment was the most sports injury. For prevention programs we need to have a systemic method of recording and reporting of injuries.
Keywords: Injuries, sport, ICD, sports club
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