Basketball

Internal and External Workload in Youth Basketball Players Who Are Symptomatic and Asymptomatic

Ghali BM, Owoeye O, Stilling C, Palacios-Derflingher L, Jordan M, Pasanen K, Emery CA

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther September 2019


Who participated in this study?

152 youth basketball players, aged 13-18 years

When did this study occur?

During the 2016-2017 high school and club basketball seasons

Why did we do this research?

To examine the differences in youth basketball players (with and without patellar tendinopathy) workload.

What did we find?

When compared to those with asymptomatic patellar tendinopathy, youth basketball players experiencing symptoms did not have significant differences in measure of internal and external load

Publication

Diagnostic Accuracy of a Self-Report Measure of Patellar Tendinopathy in Youth Basketball Players

Owoeye OBA, Wiley JP, Walker REA, Palacios-Derflingher L, Emery CA

J Orthop Sports Ther October 2018


Who participated in this study?

169 youth basketball players, aged 13-18 years, in Calgary, Alberta.

When did this study occur?

During the 2016/2017 high school and club basketball season.

Why did we do this research?

To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a self-report measure of patellar tendinopathy (the OSTRC-P Questionnaire).

What did we find?

The OSTRC-P Questionnaire was found to be an acceptable alternative to clinical evaluation for self reporting patellar tendinopathy and grading its severity involving youth basketball players.

Publication

Prevention of Ankle Sprain Injuries in Youth Soccer and Basketball

Owoeye OBA, Palacios-Derflingher L, Emery CA

Clin J Sport Med July 2018


Who participated in this study?

2265 male and female youth (11-18 year old) soccer and basketball players

When did this study occur?

2005-2011

Why did we do this research?

To examine the effectiveness of a neuromuscular training (NMT) warm-up program in reducing the risk of ankle sprain injury in youth soccer and basketball.

What did we find?

Exposure to an NMT program is significantly protective for ASI in youth soccer and basketball. Risk of ASI in youth basketball is greater than soccer, and players with a history of ASI are at greater risk

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A prevention strategy to reduce the incidence of injury in high school baskeball

Emery CA, Rose MS, McAllister JR, Meeuwisse WH

Clin J Sport Med January 2017


Who participated in this study?

Basketball players, aged 12-18 years, from Calgary, Alberta schools.

When did this study occur?

During the 2004-2005 basketball season.

Why did we do this research?

To compare injury rates between a control group and a training group (balance program).

What did we find?

The balance training program was effective in reducing acute-onset injuries. The compliance for the program was poor (60.3%).

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Rates and risks of injury during intercollegiate basketball

Meeuwisse WH, Sellmer R, Hagel BE

Am J Sports Med May/June 2003


Who participated in this study?

Varsity basketball players from the Canada West Division in the CIAU.

When did this study occur?

Two seasons long. The years are not published.

Why did we do this research?

To determine injury rates and risks in varsity basketball.

What did we find?

The overall injury rate was 4.94 injuries per 1000 athlete exposures. Injuries occurred more often in games than practices. The most common injury was ankle sprains and concussions, while the most severe injuries involved the knee. Centres had the highest injury rate.