These can be summarized under individually determined factors, training factors and environmental factors. Individually determined factors include gender, age, experience, condition and health status. Training factors include technique, duration and frequency of play. Environmental factors include equipment, floor and wall surface, conditions, playing style, tactics and opponent behaviour. Injuries can be divided into injuries that occur:
by the racket (opponent’s own racket or racket),
The ball also creates a vacuum effect, allowing the ball to suck the eye out of the eye socket. Injuries in spectacle wearers are generally more serious. The majority of injuries occur as a result of a hit with the racket. Special eye protectors can be worn for the prevention of eye damage.
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