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Epidemiology of soccer injuries in Rwanda: A need for physiotherapy intervention.

by Twizere, Janvier

Abstract (Summary)
Being involved in soccer in Rwanda at both national and international level exposes soccer players to the risk of injury. The aim of this study was to identify common soccer injuries among the 1st and 2nd division soccer teams in Rwanda and to establish the need for physiotherapy intervention. This deals with the first two stages of injury prevention, which included identification and description of the extent of the problem and the identification of factors and mechanisms that play a part in the occurrence of injuries.
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School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:football injuries rwanda sports patients rehabilitation physical therapy prevention treatment

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Date of Publication:01/01/2004

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