Journal article

Prospective reporting of injury in community-level cricket: A systematic review to identify research priorities

Geordie McLeod, Siobhan O'Connor, Damian Morgan, Alex Kountouris, Caroline F Finch, Lauren Fortington

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2020


OBJECTIVES: Cricket is a popular sport enjoyed worldwide. Injuries in cricket are not well understood at community level but are important to understand for prevention to ensure the game continues to be enjoyed safely. This systematic review was designed to assess the quality of data collection and reporting, and to summarise the injury data, in studies of community cricket players. DESIGN: Systematic review. METHODS: Nine databases were searched to November 2018 using the terms "cricket*" and "injur*". A nine-item critical appraisal and three-item likelihood-of-bias evaluation was conducted on included studies. Data completeness was evaluated against recommendations in the international cri..

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Funding Acknowledgements

Author GM is a recipient of an Australian Government Research Training Scheme (RTS) fee offset scholarship and is further supported by a scholarship from JLT Sport, Cricket Australia and ACRISP.