The healthy practice of movements in every athlete is essential in the context of sports and exercise medicine. Since the incorrect biomechanics can result in injuries that would take a considerable amount of time to recover through rehabilitation. Thus, the domain experts have focused their research studies on injury prevention based on analysis of biomechanics of athletes when doing a certain exercise. These manual movement screening mechanisms bear multiple issues including the excessive time consumption, the essential presence of a domain expert as well as the erroneous observations. Thus, there is a need to evaluate injury risks accurately. The primary purpose of this research is to explore the suitability of a motion capture device when analyzing movement patterns to identify muscle imbalances biomechanical errors in order to prevent injury risk in the context of collegiate athletes.
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