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Provision of physiotherapy services at the sixth All Africa Games.
  1. J Jelsma,
  2. H Dawson,
  3. G Smith,
  4. C Satumba,
  5. D Madzivire
  1. Department of Rehabilitation, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe.


    The provision of physiotherapy services to guest nations by the host nation, Zimbabwe, at the sixth All Africa Games is examined. There was a high rate of pre-existing injury. Ice, the Cryocuff, and ultrasound were the most frequently used tools, and should be made available to physiotherapists at all multisport events. It is recommended that collection of epidemiological data be standardised to allow comparison between events.

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