Research Output
Epidemiology of Sports Injuries and Illnesses
• 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

  • Type:

    Book Chapter

  • Date:

    01 October 2015

  • Publication Status:


  • Library of Congress:

    RC1200 Sports Medicine

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    613 Personal health & safety

  • Funders:

    Edinburgh Napier Funded


Palmer-Green, D. (2015). Epidemiology of Sports Injuries and Illnesses. In ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine, 1-4. (4th). Wiley. ISBN 978-1-118-77752-7, 978-1-118-77751-0



Sport injuries, epidemiology, consensus statements, risk identification,

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