Soligard, T., Steffen, K., Palmer, D., Alonso, J. M., Bahr, R., Lopes, A. D., …Engebretsen, L. (2017). Sports injuries and illnesses in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic summer games: A prospective study of 11 274 athletes from 207 countries. British Journal of Sports Medicine. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-097956. ISSN 0306-3674
Objective: To describe the pattern of injuries and illnesses sustained during the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, hosted by Rio de Janeiro from 5 to 21 August2016.
Methods: We re...
Soligard, T., Steffen, C., Palmer-Green, D., Aubry, M., Grant, M., Meeuwisse, W., …Engebretsen, L. (2015). Sports injuries and illnesses in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 49, 441-447. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2014-094538. ISSN 0306-3674
Background: systematic surveillance of injuries and
illnesses is the foundation for developing preventive
measures in sport.
Aim: to analyse the injuries and illnesses that oc...
Palmer-Green, D., Stokes, K., Fuller, C., England, M., Kemp, S. & Trewartha, G. (2014). Training activities and injuries in English youth academy and schools rugby union. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 43, 475-481. doi:10.1177/0363546514560337. ISSN 0363-5465
Background: all rugby training activities carry an injury risk, but in the training environment these injury risks should be more controllable than during matches.
Baird, M. F., Graham, S. M., Baker, J. S. & Bickerstaff, G. F. (2011). Creatine-Kinase- and exercise-related muscle damage implications for muscle performance and recovery. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2012, 1-13. doi:10.1155/2012/960363. ISSN 2090-0724
The appearance of creatine kinase (CK) in blood has been generally considered to be an indirect marker of muscle damage, particularly for diagnosis of medical conditions such ...