A Case-Control Study of Running Injuries: Comparison of Patterns-of Runners With and Without Running Injuries.

@article{McQuade1986ACS,
  title={A Case-Control Study of Running Injuries: Comparison of Patterns-of Runners With and Without Running Injuries.},
  author={Kevin James McQuade},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={1986},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={81-4}
}
It has been reported that 70% of runners suffer from injuries at some time during their running career, and that the majority of these injuries tend to be recurrent. With over 40 million people in the U.S. currently running, an understanding of epidemiological factors relating to running injuries may prove useful for early recognition and prevention of potential problems. This study surveyed 250 runners to determine the prevalence and patterns of running injuries; 62% of the sample reported… CONTINUE READING