The current state of injury related care for Malawi super league football players
The study aimed at identifying the current state of injury related care for Malawi super league football players. To achieve this the study determined the average time taken by soccer players in Malawi to return to active participation following an injury, identified the type of treatment received by football players, determined the management of football injuries by team doctors in Malawi, established the responsibilities of football coaches in the management of injuries in Malawi and established the financial and medical support received by football players after sustaining an injury
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