Nutritional Status and Causes of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Relation with Exercise Habit Among Patients of a Tertiary Care Hospital

Authors

  • Khandker Masum Muktadir Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences, Dhaka
  • Md Monoarul Haque Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences, Dhaka
  • Shuhana Sultana Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences, Dhaka
  • Nadira Usmani Square Hospitals Ltd, Dhaka
  • Md Nazmus Sakib Apollo Hospital, Dhaka
  • Mst Mostary Zannath Atish Dipanker University of Science & Technology, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i3.21026

Keywords:

Nutritional Status, Exercise Habit, ACL Injury

Abstract

Background: ACL injuries, is a serious problem in sports. Treatment of ACL injury is costly and it often takes 12 months or more to return to sports or in worst case and lead to early retirement. The long term outcome is also concerning issue. Objective: The goal of this study was to identify the nutritional status and causes of injury in relation with exercise habit among the patients with anterior cruciate ligament injury.

Methods: A cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out in a super specialty modern tertiary care level hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Total 63 samples were collected purposively to conduct this study. Data were collected through face to face interview by pretested semi-structured questionnaire and anthropometry was measured by standard technique. Prior data collection written consent was taken from the respondents. Descriptive as well as inferential statistics were used for data analysis.

Results: The mean age (±SD) of the respondents was 27.52 (±7.59) years where 95.3% were male patients and 4.7% were female patients. Regarding their nutritional status, 23.8%, 55.6% and 20.6% were normal, over weight and obese respectively. Moreover 61.9% respondents had regular exercise habit whereas 38.1% respondents had no regular exercise habit. Besides there was no significant association (p>0.05) found between causes of injury and types of injury with exercise habit.

Conclusion: Most of the patients were over nourished and no significant association was found between vehicle used and causes of injury. Further large scale study is needed to get actual picture.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i3.21026

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Author Biographies

Khandker Masum Muktadir, Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences, Dhaka

Department of Health Promotion and Health Education

Md Monoarul Haque, Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences, Dhaka

Department of Community Nutrition
Faculty of Public Health

Shuhana Sultana, Bangladesh Institute of Health Sciences, Dhaka

Department of Health Promotion and Health Education

Nadira Usmani, Square Hospitals Ltd, Dhaka

Department of Physical Therapy

Md Nazmus Sakib, Apollo Hospital, Dhaka

Department of Physiotherapy

Mst Mostary Zannath, Atish Dipanker University of Science & Technology, Dhaka

Department of Public Health

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Published

2014-11-30

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Muktadir, K. M., Haque, M. M., Sultana, S., Usmani, N., Sakib, M. N., & Zannath, M. M. (2014). Nutritional Status and Causes of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Relation with Exercise Habit Among Patients of a Tertiary Care Hospital. Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal, 13(3), 58–61. https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i3.21026

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