Most cricketer suffered from shoulder, knee issues in 2019-20: NCA report

New Delhi, August 13

A majority of India’s home cricketers endured shoulder or knee accidents throughout the season passed by, says the first-ever ‘Injury Surveillance Report’ ready by the Rahul Dravid-led National Cricket Academy, which can also be working in direction of the introduction of a digital studying platform.

The 48-page report, states that between April 2019 and March 2020, 262 cricketers – together with 218 males and 44 girls – have been on the NCA for rehab programmes.

The report has a pie chart for the season which states that 14.75 per cent of the gamers (women and men) sustained shoulder accidents which is about 38 of them.

The second most typical have been knee accidents with 13.11 per cent gamers (34) constituting the record.

It additionally states {that a} majority of the career-threatening Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) accidents (74 per cent) happen in first two years of “return to sport”.

Ankle (11.48 per cent), thigh (10.49 per cent) and lumbar backbone (7.54 per cent) are among the many subsequent most vulnerable to accidents among the many cricketers surveyed within the report.

The Dravid-led NCA has been working to revamp its functioning and amenities. He has additionally held conferences with BCCI president Sourav Ganguly prior to now few months to evaluate the plans.

Restructuring teaching programme

The NCA report additionally talks a couple of revamp of the “Coaches’ Education Programme” to make it extra “learner-centric”.

It stresses on new ‘Coach Certification Courses’ with “redesigned curriculum” which is extra learner centric (cricket, physiotherapy and energy and conditioning).

The report states that the NCA could have not less than 24 such programmes (13 for Level 1, 10 for Level 2 and 1 for Level 3) wherein 576 aspiring coaches are set to take part.

Learning Management Systems

An unique ‘Virtual Learning Platform” for the NCA is being arrange. NCA is exploring the concept of conducting on-line programs with blended studying (on-line and nose to nose). PTI

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