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RMJ. 2020; 45(1): 227-229


Frequency of shoulder pain among overhead throwing athletes

Hassan Shaheen, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gilani, Muhammad Waqas, Munam Raza.

Abstract
Objective: To assess the pain in shoulder in overhead throwing athletes.
Methodology: This cross-sectional survey was conducted on 148 athletes of overhead sports like volleyball, basketball, cricket and rugby. Data were collected from 148 athletes of University of Lahore, HEC players, LDA sports complex and Raiwand volleyball club. Non-probability Convenient Sampling Technique was used. PASS Questionnaire was used.
Results: The prevalence of overhead throwing pain was 41%. In these, 18.92% had mild pain, 16.22 % had moderate pain and 5.91% had severe pain while 59% had no pain.
Conclusion: Male athletes of average age 20 years had pain in 41% from mild to moderate severity. Mostly right handed players were suffering from pain.

Key words: Shoulder pain, overhead throwing, athletes, basketball players, volleyball, rotator cuff injury.


 
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Shaheen H, Ahmad A, Gilani SA, Waqas M, Raza M. Frequency of shoulder pain among overhead throwing athletes. RMJ. 2020; 45(1): 227-229.


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Shaheen H, Ahmad A, Gilani SA, Waqas M, Raza M. Frequency of shoulder pain among overhead throwing athletes. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=55923 [Access: March 29, 2020].


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Shaheen H, Ahmad A, Gilani SA, Waqas M, Raza M. Frequency of shoulder pain among overhead throwing athletes. RMJ. 2020; 45(1): 227-229.



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Shaheen H, Ahmad A, Gilani SA, Waqas M, Raza M. Frequency of shoulder pain among overhead throwing athletes. RMJ. (2020), [cited March 29, 2020]; 45(1): 227-229.



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Shaheen, H., Ahmad, . A., Gilani, . S. A., Waqas, . M. & Raza, . M. (2020) Frequency of shoulder pain among overhead throwing athletes. RMJ, 45 (1), 227-229.



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Shaheen, Hassan, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gilani, Muhammad Waqas, and Munam Raza. 2020. Frequency of shoulder pain among overhead throwing athletes. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (1), 227-229.



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Shaheen, Hassan, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gilani, Muhammad Waqas, and Munam Raza. "Frequency of shoulder pain among overhead throwing athletes." Rawal Medical Journal 45 (2020), 227-229.



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Shaheen, Hassan, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Amir Gilani, Muhammad Waqas, and Munam Raza. "Frequency of shoulder pain among overhead throwing athletes." Rawal Medical Journal 45.1 (2020), 227-229. Print.



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Shaheen, H., Ahmad, . A., Gilani, . S. A., Waqas, . M. & Raza, . M. (2020) Frequency of shoulder pain among overhead throwing athletes. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (1), 227-229.








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