Epidemiology of overuse and acute injuries among competitive collegiate athletes.

  title={Epidemiology of overuse and acute injuries among competitive collegiate athletes.},
  author={Jingzhen Yang and Abigail S Tibbetts and Tracey Covassin and Gang Cheng and Saloni Nayar and Erin Ose Heiden},
  journal={Journal of athletic training},
  volume={47 2},
CONTEXT Although overuse injuries are gaining attention, epidemiologic studies on overuse injuries in male and female collegiate athletes are lacking. OBJECTIVE To report the epidemiology of overuse injuries sustained by collegiate athletes and to compare the rates of overuse and acute injuries. DESIGN Descriptive epidemiology study. SETTING A National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I university. PATIENTS OR OTHER PARTICIPANTS A total of 1317 reported injuries sustained by 573… CONTINUE READING
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