Catastrophic injuries in the Olympic styles of wrestling in Iran

@article{Kordi2008CatastrophicII,
  title={Catastrophic injuries in the Olympic styles of wrestling in Iran},
  author={R. Kordi and A. Akbarnejad and W. Wallace},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={44},
  pages={168 - 174}
}
Objectives In this study, a profile of direct catastrophic injuries in international styles of wrestling was developed, and the possible risk factors were described. Design Survey and retrospective review. Setting Catastrophic injuries that occurred in wrestling clubs in Iran from July 1998 to June 2005 were identified by contacting several sources. The cases were retrospectively reviewed. Results The injuries included were 29 direct injuries (12 fatalities, 11 non-fatal and 6 serious).The… Expand
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