Clin J Sport Med 2021 Apr 29. Epub 2021 Apr 29.
Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Research Versus Arthritis; Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom; Department of Physiotherapy, Centre for Health Exercise and Sports Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; England and Wales Cricket Board, Lord's Cricket Ground, London, United Kingdom; and National Centre For Sports and Exercise Medicine and National Cricket Performance Centre, Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom.
Objective: To determine if playing position, a higher playing standard, and nonhelmet use are related to an increased odds of joint-specific injury and concussion in cricket.
Design: Cross-sectional cohort.
Participants: Twenty-eight thousand one hundred fifty-two current or former recreational and high-performance cricketers registered on a national database were invited to participate in the Cricket Health and Wellbeing Study. Read More