Keeping this in consideration, how do you strengthen your knees for badminton?
Also to know is, why do my knees hurt after playing badminton?
Typically knee pain comes on gradually during jumping and landing during badminton. Over time, the strain on the patellar tendon becomes too great and microscopic damage develops in the tissue that makes up the tendon. Patellar tendonitis causes pain in the tendon which is worsened by activity.
What are the most common injuries in badminton?
5 common badminton injuries and how to manage them effectively
- Ankle sprains. A sprained ankle is the single most common injury among badminton players. …
- Tennis elbow. Tennis elbow occurs as a result of gripping activities, such as the gripping of a racquet. …
- Rotator cuff injury.
Badminton is a fantastic full-body workout. The rapid movements, jumps, smashes and crunches while playing badminton will help build up your muscles to make them leaner, stronger and fitter in no time. It tones the legs, calves, glutes and quads, as well as the core, back and arms.
The patellar tendon attaches the bottom of the kneecap (patella) to the top of the shinbone (tibia). When a structure connects one bone to another, it is actually a ligament, so the patellar tendon is sometimes called the patellar ligament. The patella is attached to the quadriceps muscles by the quadriceps tendon.
Tips to relieve muscle pain and soreness
- Use an ice pack.
- Go for a massage.
- Stretch, stretch, stretch.
- Do light exercises (such as walking, swimming)
- Build up eccentric exercises slowly.
- Take a warm bath.