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Badminton injuries are usually overuse injuries which develop from repeated overhead movements. Injuries to the shoulder, such as rotator cuff tendonitis are common, as are elbow and wrist injuries such as RSI.

Injuries to the lower limb can also occur due to the high proportion of jumping and quick changes of direction. Injuries might include ankle sprains or jumper's knee.

Here we look at 6 of the most common badminton injuries, as well as methods of injury prevention, including warm-up, equipment and cool-down.