Global Health Badminton Study

January 9, 2019

Injury Prevention Research Project – World Junior Championships

The BWF invited athletes at the LI NING BWF World Junior Championships to take part in this research study, and to provide information about their injury experiences during their sporting career. Information gathered from this study will be used to guide and direct future athlete health, and injury prevention initiatives.

The aim of this study is to report injuries among elite junior badminton players and to investigate if certain risk factors are associated with previous and present injuries. BWF ultimate goal, is to support the long-term health and fitness of elite badminton players.

Outcomes

>  07 days of examination

>  285 athletes from 39 countries involved on the clinical assessments

>  Lui Chung Wai from Hong Kong China was the luck winner of the Apple Watch for completing the research questionnaire and the physical assessments.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]