Epidemiology of injury in Australian female gymnasts

@inproceedings{Kolt1995EpidemiologyOI,
  title={Epidemiology of injury in Australian female gymnasts},
  author={Gregory S. Kolt and Robert J. Kirkby},
  year={1995}
}
A nationwide sample of 162 Australian elite and nonelite competitive female gymnasts were administered a questionnaire to collect personal and training data as well as information about the number, location, and type of injuries sustained in the previous 12 months. The gymnasts reported 321 injuries, a rate of 1.98 per gymnast (2.36 for the elite and 1.83 for the nonelite subjects). Of the total sample 78.4% reported sustaining one or more injuries (89.4% of the elite gymnasts and 73.9% of the… CONTINUE READING

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