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Risk factors for sporting hip and groin injuries

What are the risk factors for hip and groin injuries in sports?

Hip and groin injuries constitute around 10-20% of all injuries on the sporting field and can sometimes be long-term, debilitating conditions.  Field sports have a higher injury rate due to the actions such as kicking, twisting and turning placing high loads through the hip and pelvis. The following systematic review identified 7 high quality studies (6 of which were prospective) examining risk factors for hip and groin injuries in field-based sports.

 
 

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