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Groin Injuries and Prevention

A poll to gage public knowledge and to get people thinking about the seriousness of groin injuries and how to prevent them.
Are most groin injuries preventable?
No
Yes
Most groin injuries are not serious in nature.
True
False
Most athletes wear some sort of athletic supporter. (Compression shorts, Jockstraps, Briefs)
True
False
Most athletes wear a protective cup.
True
False
A jockstrap and a cup are the same thing.
False
True
Runners do not need to wear a jockstrap because there is no risk of a blunt impact to the groin.
False
True
Which sports/activities would you think require a protective cup?
Racquetball/Squash
Skiing/Snowboarding
Volleyball
Hockey
Martial Arts
Yoga
Lacrosse
Soccer (Football)
Field Hockey
Handball
Football (American)
Fencing
Swimming
Dodgeball
Mountain Biking
Diving
Running
Polo
Flag Football
BMX
Cricket
Baseball
Basketball
How many athletes in college/high school do you think wear protective cups?
10%
20%
90%
50%
How many athletes in college/high school do you think experience or see a serious groin injury?
10%
90%
20%
50%
Which sport has the highest rate of groin injuries?
Lacrosse - 50%
Wrestling - 30%
Football (American) - 50%
Lacrosse - 30%
Football (American) - 30%
Wrestling - 50%
Which of the following injuries are you familiar with, as far as you know what it is?
Testicular Rupture
Testicular Displacement
Testicular Torsion
Testicular Bruising
For which injuries is surgery required?
Testicular Rupture
Testicular Displacement
Testicular Bruising
Testicular Torsion
Which injuries may result in the loss of a testicle?
Testicular Displacement
Testicular Torsion
Testicular Rupture
Testicular Bruising
Have you heard of a "soft protective cup?"
Yes
No
All major health organizations and sporting goods suppliers agree on when groin protection should be worn.
False
True
At what age should a boy start wearing a cup?
1-3
4-6
7-9
10-12
13-15
15 and up
For college sports ONLY
For high school and college sports ONLY
It depends on the sport not the age
As soon as the testicles descend
Which of the following athletes have endured serious testicular injury?
Tim Howard
Michael Phelps
Steven Stamkos
Manu Ginobili
Barry Bonds
Sammy Salo
Alexis Ruano
If you are male do you consistently wear a protective cup?
No
I'm female
Yes
If you are male how do you usually wear you protective cup? If you are female how would you suggest a guy wear a cup?
With jockstrap only
I don't wear a cup/I don't know
Other
With compression shorts only
With both a jockstrap and compression shorts
Have you ever heard of a "double cup" or "double cup system?"
Yes
No
Do you think that protective cups should be required for physical education in middle school and high school?
Only on some days
Never
Every day
Do protective cups prevent all pain from a groin strike?
Yes
No
Do you know of anyone or seen anyone endure a serious groin injury? If so elaborate.
Who should be educated on groin injuries and how to prevent them?
Male athletes
All males
Everyone
Both male and female athletes
Do you think there is a stigma about talking about groin injuries and supporters/cups?
Yes
No
If you think there is a stigma, do you think that educating women about protective cups and groin injuries will contribute to shattering that stigma?
Yes
There is no stigma
No
Would you follow social media accounts that posted information on groin injuries, groin protection, and reviews of different safety products?
Yes
No
Has this survey gotten you to think about groin injuries and protective cups any differently?
No
Yes
This poll was created on 2016-03-15 21:32:08 by ProtectOurBoys