Research Article
Volume 4 Issue 4 - 2020
Causes and Management of Hamstring Strain of Athletes in Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan
Minara Akter1, Shamima Islam Nipa*, Mohammad Habibur Rahman3, Muhammad Millat Hossain2 and Ratan Kumar Das1
1Department of Physiotherapy, Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC), Bangladesh
2Department of Rehabilitation Science, Bangladesh Health Professions Institute (BHPI), Bangladesh
3School of Science and Technology, Bangladesh Open University, Gazipur, Bangladesh
*Corresponding Author: Shamima Islam Nipa, Lecturer, Department of Rehabilitation Science, Bangladesh Health Professions Institute (BHPI), Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Received: November 22, 2019; Published: March 30, 2020


The purpose of the study was to find out the physiotherapy management of hamstring strain among the athletes of Bangladesh. A mixed method followed to conduct this study. Data were collected from the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishtan (BKSP). Among the different types of injury the athletes of BKSP, about 10.49% athletes were suffered with hamstring injury. Among them, more common athletes were from Hockey (14.58%); Football (11.34%) and Cricket (3.85%) sports. Rehabilitation program consisting with length of type of exercises is more effective than a conventional protocol in promoting return to sports after acute hamstring injury. A similar hamstring strength, similar flexibility or range of motion, athlete should be certified as medically fit before returning to play, and other criteria as 80% isotonic knee flexion strength as compared with the normal opposite leg, no pain when sprinting, and having progressed through a sport-specific rehabilitation program. The management of hamstring strain depends on healing process of muscle strain. In addition, initiation of Nordic hamstring exercises may decrease the incidence of acute hamstring injuries and potentially decrease the total number of days missed due to injury in professional baseball players.

Keywords: Athletes; Physiotherapy Management; Hamstring Strain


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