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"Medicina Sportiva" No.14 - 2008 The 15-th Sports Medicine Balkan Congress
INJURIES IN SPORTS


INJURIES AT BREAKDANCERS

Farago Monica Adriana
University of Oradea, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Physiotherapy Department, Oradea, Romania

Introduction. Many youngsters choose dance as a sport activity. Despite the risk of accidents, break-dance is a favorite because of the mastership it requires and the spectacular result. Injuries are common and often severe.
Materials, Methods. 11 break-dancers, members of a hip-hop club have been assessed. They followed a general clinic and locomotor evaluation; pain and dysfunction were recorded. If necessary, the subjects have been x-rayed and imagistic evaluated.
Results. The biological state was proper, considering sport performances, at all subjects; localized pain: at wrist - 8 subjects (72.72%), cervical spine - 7 subjects (63.63%), lumbar spine - 3 subjects (27.27%), recognized training or competitive activity injury - 5 subjects (45.45%). Fractures identified with X-ray assessment at: cervical spine - 1 subject (9.09%), carpal bones - 5 subjects (45.45%). None of the dancers used any medical aid at all.
Conclusion. Learning how to break-dance represents a challenge, requiring however special attention and measures of precaution. To avoid injuries, it would be necessary to expand the specialized controlled training to amateurs and professional dancers.
Key words: break-dance, injuries, controlled training.






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