note – The below findings likely exclude concussions which appear to be “significantly underreported” with the authors noting that 40% of contests end in KO/TKO and concussions are likely in lots of of these bouts. In other words, the study finds there is a 39% reported injury rate in kickboxing bouts in addition to the likely brain trauma that comes from bouts ending in KO/TKO
In the current safety study addressing combat sports, professional and amateur kickboxing records were examined revealing 39% injury rate for competitors.
In the recent study, titled Injuries to professional and Amateur Kickboxing Contestants, published this month in the Orthopaedic Journal of sports Medicine, the authors obtained and examined data describing fight outcomes and injuries sustained during professional and amateur kickboxing contests over a 15-year period from the official records of the Nevada athletic Commission.
The data additionally showed that professional fighters were 2.5 times a lot more likely to get injured compared with amateurs.
The a lot of frequently injured anatomic regions were the head (57.8%) and lower extremity (26.1%), while the most common types of injury were laceration (70.6%) and Camiseta Gamba Osaka fracture (20.6%).
The full study can be found here – Injuries to professional and Amateur Kickboxing Contestants
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