Dash mechanics return to competitors follow-up after hamstring damage on an expert soccer participant: A case examine with an inertial sensor unit primarily based methodological strategy.
J Biomech. 2017 Oct 03;63:186-191
Authors: Setuain I, Lecumberri P, Izquierdo M
BACKGROUND: The current analysis aimed to explain an inertial unit (IU)-based dash mechanics analysis mannequin for assessing gamers’ readiness to return to competitors after struggling a grade I hamstring damage.
METHODS: An expert male soccer participant (age 19years; peak 177cm; weight 70kg, midfielder, Spanish, three° Division) with a grade 1 biceps femoris damage was evaluated at pre-season, at return to play after damage and on the finish of the aggressive season. Dash mechanics have been analyzed through the usage of an inertial orientation tracker (Xsens Applied sciences B.V. Enschede, Netherlands) connected over the L3-L4 area of the topic’s lumbar backbone. Dash mechanics similar to horizontal elements of floor response pressure have been assessed in each legs throughout sprinting actions. Findings and interpretation: Each the coefficient of the horizontal pressure utility (SFV) and the ratio of forces (DRF) utilized at rising velocity have been decreased within the injured limb in contrast with the contralateral wholesome limb on the return to play analysis (73% and 76% reductions, respectively) and returned to symmetrical ranges on the end-season analysis.
PMID: 28844725 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]