Exercise-based injury prevention in child and adolescent sport: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Rssler2014ExercisebasedIP,
  title={Exercise-based injury prevention in child and adolescent sport: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Roland R{\"o}ssler and Lars Donath and Evert A L M Verhagen and Astrid Junge and Thomas Schweizer and Oliver Faude},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={44 12},
  pages={1733-48}
}
BACKGROUND The promotion of sport and physical activity (PA) for children is widely recommended to support a healthy lifestyle, but being engaged in sport bears the risk of sustaining injuries. Injuries, in turn, can lead to a reduction in current and future involvement in PA and, therefore, may negatively affect future health as well as quality of life. Thus, sports injury prevention is of particular importance in youth. OBJECTIVE The aim of this systematic review was to quantify the… CONTINUE READING
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