Epidemiology and management of basketball related injuries in Rwanda.

by Hakizimana, Moussa

Abstract (Summary)
Basketball continues to increase in popularity worldwide as a participation sport at all levels of play, from recreational to professional. Each year, more than 1.6 million basketball-related injuries are treated in hospitals, doctor's offices and emergency rooms in North America. In Rwanda, basketball and volleyball are the second popular sports, following football. The aim of the study was to investigate the prevalence, mechanisms, nature and management of basketball-related injuries in Rwanda.
Bibliographical Information:


School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:basketball injuries rwanda accidents and treatment


Date of Publication:01/01/2005

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