Injuries, risk factors and prevention initiatives in youth sport.

  title={Injuries, risk factors and prevention initiatives in youth sport.},
  author={Anne Frisch and Jean-Louis Croisier and Axel Urhausen and Romain Seil and Daniel D. Theisen},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
BACKGROUND Sports injuries in young athletes are a public health issue which deserves special attention. Effective prevention can be achieved with training programmes originating from the field of physical therapy and medicine. SOURCES OF DATA A systematic literature search on injury prevention in youth sport was performed in the MEDLINE database. AREAS OF AGREEMENT For prevention programmes to reduce sports injuries, critical factors must be considered, such as training content, duration… CONTINUE READING

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