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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?
Yes
No
Most groin injuries are not serious in nature.
False
True
Most athletes wear some sort of athletic supporter. (Compression shorts, Jockstraps, Briefs)
False
True
Most athletes wear a protective cup.
False
True
A jockstrap and a cup are the same thing.
True
False
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?
Lacrosse
Diving
BMX
Polo
Skiing/Snowboarding
Volleyball
Hockey
Basketball
Dodgeball
Field Hockey
Baseball
Flag Football
Martial Arts
Fencing
Mountain Biking
Running
Football (American)
Cricket
Soccer (Football)
Swimming
Racquetball/Squash
Handball
Yoga
How many athletes in college/high school do you think wear protective cups?
20%
90%
50%
10%
How many athletes in college/high school do you think experience or see a serious groin injury?
20%
90%
50%
10%
Which sport has the highest rate of groin injuries?
Football (American) - 30%
Wrestling - 50%
Lacrosse - 50%
Wrestling - 30%
Football (American) - 50%
Lacrosse - 30%
Which of the following injuries are you familiar with, as far as you know what it is?
Testicular Bruising
Testicular Displacement
Testicular Rupture
Testicular Torsion
For which injuries is surgery required?
Testicular Bruising
Testicular Torsion
Testicular Rupture
Testicular Displacement
Which injuries may result in the loss of a testicle?
Testicular Bruising
Testicular Torsion
Testicular Displacement
Testicular Rupture
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?
Barry Bonds
Alexis Ruano
Sammy Salo
Manu Ginobili
Tim Howard
Steven Stamkos
Michael Phelps
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 both a jockstrap and compression shorts
I don't wear a cup/I don't know
With compression shorts only
With jockstrap only
Other
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
Every day
Never
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
Everyone
All males
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
No
There is no stigma
Would you follow social media accounts that posted information on groin injuries, groin protection, and reviews of different safety products?
No
Yes
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