Irish Study Warns That Taking Part in ‘Jerusalema’ Challenge Poses Health Risks

Irish Study Warns That Taking Part in ‘Jerusalema’ Challenge Poses Health Risks

  • A medical study has found the taking part in the 'Jerusalema' challenge can be bad for your health
  • The study found that some of the dance moves could result in damage to the Achilles tendon
  • The dance can result in injury to both experienced dancers and beginners and a number of case studies have added weight to the study

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A study conducted by Irish doctors has found that the 'Jerusalema' dance challenge can cause serious injury.

The study found that the iconic dance move where the sudden push off by people's feet can cause the Achilles tendon to snap.

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Master KG's hit song has sparked a viral dance craze that can prove hazardous to your health. Photo credit: @Ember_mh, @MasterKGsa
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The International Journal of Surgery Case Reports published the report which found that new viral dance challenges pose a serious risk of injury including the popular 'Jerusalema' challenge.

According to TimesLIVE, at least three injuries involving people's Achilles tendons after they took part in the 'Jerusalema' dance challenge.

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ScienceDirect published an article of the report titled Achilles' tendon rupture dancing the ‘Jerusalema’ – A case series.

The study found that the injury is common in both active and fit people and those who don't take part in physical activity.

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Earlier, Briefly News reported that Master KG has hit out at reports that he left his stable Open Mic Productions. A major publication reported that the Jerusalema hitmaker had parted ways with the record label as he was officially opening his own.

The report went on to explain that the departure was frosty and resulted in Master KG being left out of his protégé Makahadzi’s new album as she is still signed to the label.

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Taking to Twitter, Master KG responded to the reports by using the ‘cap’ emojis. Cap is slang for false.

Master KG trends after dropping some heavy racks on fans

Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that Master KG trended after giving away big money to fans.

The musician took to social media and offered to drop some money on random fans.

The global star gave away R1 000 in cash to several fans, much to their excitement. It seems the muso was in a good mood and no one was complaining about that!

The reactions to the giveaway were hilarious as social media users did their best to get his attention so they could also get some money:

@khondityise said: “Master KG is a better footballer than Lionel Messi.”
@sbumbura said: “Master KG played a big role in my life even my family is nothing without him we love that... we even use our grocery money to buy his music even when we're hungry at night we just listen to Master KG's music and sleep.”


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