A Survey on the Injuries of Mixed Martial Arts Athletes : for Oriental Sports Medicine

스포츠한의학의 활용을 위한 종합격투기 상해 분석

  • Park, Ji-Hun (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Dong-Guk University) ;
  • Soh, Kab-Seog (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Dong-Guk University) ;
  • Park, Jung-Hyun (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Dong-Guk University) ;
  • Nam, Jong-Kyoung (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Dong-Guk University) ;
  • Kim, Ho-Jun (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Dong-Guk University) ;
  • Lee, Myeong-Jong (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Dong-Guk University)
  • 박지훈 (동국대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 소갑석 (동국대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 박정현 (동국대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 남종경 (동국대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 김호준 (동국대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 이명종 (동국대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실)
  • Received : 2008.09.17
  • Accepted : 2008.10.16
  • Published : 2008.10.31
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Abstract

Objectives : The purpose of this study was to investigate the type, sites and period of injuries in Mixed Martial Arts. Methods : The questionnaire composed of 26 items was used as the research tool for this study. The respondents were 84 athletes of Mixed Martial Arts who participated in Spirit MC Amateur League in September, 2007. Data analysis use chi-square examination by SPSS$^{(R)}$ 12.0 program. Results : 1. Frequently, strikers are damaged at face and waist, grapplers are damaged at knee and waist. 2. Frequently, beginers are damaged at muscle and tendon, experts are damaged at bone and joint. 3. Age, career, specialty and injured type have significant correlations. 4. Age, career, training time and concern response have significant correlations. 5. Oriental medical treatment are friendly but not well-known to the athletes. Conclusions : Injuries of Mixed Martial Arts is multifactorial, so approach of athlete's individuality is important.