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Epidemiology of Sports Injuries and Illnesses

Palmer-Green, Debbie


Debbie Palmer-Green


• Sports injury and illness epidemiology research is continuing to
• Study design and methods can influence the conclusions made
• The definition of injury/illness, and rate and severity indices
should be appropriate to the cohort of interest
• Identifying injury and illness causes will help to provide
additional risk information
• Prevention initiatives should target the injury/illness issues posing
the greatest risk


Palmer-Green, D. (2015). Epidemiology of Sports Injuries and Illnesses. In ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine (1-4). (4th). Wiley

Acceptance Date Apr 1, 2014
Publication Date Oct 1, 2015
Deposit Date Apr 25, 2017
Publisher Wiley
Pages 1-4
Edition 4th
Book Title ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine
Chapter Number 1
ISBN 978-1-118-77752-7, 978-1-118-77751-0
Keywords Sport injuries, epidemiology, consensus statements, risk identification,
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