A pilot study examining injuries in elite gaelic footballers

  title={A pilot study examining injuries in elite gaelic footballers},
  author={F Cromwell and Joe Walsh and John Gormley},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={104 - 108}
Objectives—To quantify injuries in elite gaelic footballers and to determine the nature, sites, and outcome of injuries and the possible risk factors involved. Methods—Information on injuries was collected from six elite gaelic football teams by a questionnaire. The footballers were asked to recall injuries over the preceding six month period. Results—A total of 88 out of 107 subjects sustained injuries over the study period. Ninety five injuries were recorded, giving an incidence rate of 1.78… 

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