Epidemiología lesional en jugadores españoles de padel profesionales y amateur

  1. Pablo García Fernández 1
  2. Jesús Guodemar Pérez 2
  3. Montserrat Ruiz López 2
  4. Elena Sonsoles Rodríguez López 2
  5. Aránzazu García Heras 3
  6. Juan Pablo Hervás Pérez 2
  1. 1 Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Madrid, España

    ROR 02p0gd045

  2. 2 Universidad Camilo José Cela

    Universidad Camilo José Cela

    Villanueva de la Cañada, España

    ROR https://ror.org/03f6h9044

  3. 3 Universidad Alfonso X
Revista Internacional de Medicina y Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte

ISSN: 1577-0354

Year of publication: 2019

Volume: 19

Issue: 76

Pages: 641-654

Type: Article

DOI: 10.15366/RIMCAFD2019.76.006 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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An epidemiological study was conducted using retrospective, observational and descriptive methodologies. We sought to analyse the incidence and features of injuries sustained by professional and non-professional Spanish Padel players. In total, 478 injuries were registered in 2016 from January 1st to December 31st. We collected data on the number of injuries, the most frequent injuries, their distribution, type, location, the moment at which these occurred and the cause of the injuries affecting the locomotor system. We found that the injury rate in this population was 2.75 injuries per 1000 hours of risk exposure. The most frequent injuries were those which were mild or with mechanisms of intrinsic injury, and most occurred towrdas the end any given game or practice. The lower limb was the most frequently injured body area, and the most injured tissue was the muscle-tendinous system. In turn, epicondylitis was the most common pathology. 

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