As far as muscle injuries are concerned, these are mainly calf muscle, hamstrings and back muscles. A tear in the Achilles tendon occurs regularly. It is mainly the older players who run a greater risk. Especially in the group of forty years and older, there was a greater number of injuries to the musculoskeletal system.
Causes of injuries
Another cause is that there is relatively short time to recover between rallies. The time between two games (90 seconds) is the only way to recover.
Preventing injuries during squash
better awareness, better knowledge and application of the rules of the game,
If the eye is unprotected, there is a risk of injury from the racket or the ball. Regular glasses or contact lenses do not provide protection against eye damage. On the contrary, they increase the risk of a penetrating eye injury. No open (lensless) lens protection device complies with the safety rules. The only eye protectors that offer sufficient protection are made of polycarbonate plastic.
Although almost all squash players know that eye damage can occur, few eye protectors are worn. The main reason for this is that such glasses could restrict the field of vision. Most players weigh this small (but serious) risk of an eye injury against the advantage that the opponent, who plays without glasses, has.
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