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Overuse injuries in Swedish elite athletics - Incidence, occurrence, athlete availability, and risk factors


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Title: Overuse injuries in Swedish elite athletics - Incidence, occurrence, athlete availability, and risk factors
Authors: Lundberg Zachrisson, Andreas
Issue Date: 5-Feb-2021
University: Göteborgs universitet. Utbildningsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Institution: Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science ; Institutionen för kost- och idrottsvetenskap
Parts of work: I. Lundberg Zachrisson, A., Desai, P., Karlsson, J., Johanesson, E., Grau, S. (2018). Overuse injuries in Swedish elite athletics - a study protocol for a prospective multifactorial cohort study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 19, (1), 1-12.
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II. Lundberg Zachrisson, A., Desai, P., Karlsson, J., Grau, S. (2020) Occurrence of overuse injuries in elite Swedish athletics - a prospective cohort study over one athletics season. Translational Sports Medicine, 3, (6), 649-656.
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III. Lundberg Zachrisson, A., Ivarsson, A., Desai, P., Karlsson, J., Grau, S. (2020). Athlete availability and incidence of overuse injuries over an athletics season in a cohort of elite Swedish athletics athletes - a prospective study. Injury Epidemiology, 7, (16), 1-10.
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IV. Lundberg Zachrisson, A., Ivarsson, A., Desai, P., Karlsson, J., Grau, S. Risk factors for overuse injuries in a cohort of Swedish elite track and field athletes. Manuscript submitted.
Date of Defence: 2021-02-26
Disputation: Fredagen den 26 februari 2020 kl. 09. BE016 Västra Hamngatan 25, 411 17 Göteborg. Disputationen sker virtuellt.Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://gu-se.zoom.us/j/65190541164
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: GOTHENBURG STUDIES IN EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
457
Keywords: Overuse injuries
Athletics
Incidence
Injury occurence
Athlete availability
Risk factors
Abstract: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore three aspects of overuse injuries in elite Swedish athletics. The thesis is compiled of four papers, of which the first one is a study protocol. Paper II (n=58) aimed to gain knowledge about overuse injury characteristics, and Paper III (n=59) aimed to estimate the seasonal distribution of overuse injuries and the consequences for athletes. Paper IV (n=96) evaluated potential risk factors and their relation to overuse injury. Athletes were followe... more
ISBN: 978-91-7963-062-1 (Printed)
978-91-7963-063-8 (PDF)
ISSN: 0436-1121
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67202
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