Injuries and Musculoskeletal Complaints in Referees-A Complete Survey in the Top Divisions of the Swiss Football League

@article{Bizzini2009InjuriesAM,
  title={Injuries and Musculoskeletal Complaints in Referees-A Complete Survey in the Top Divisions of the Swiss Football League},
  author={Mario Bizzini and Astrid Junge and Roald Bahr and Jiř{\'i} Dvoř{\'a}k},
  journal={Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={95-100}
}
Objective:To analyze the extent and characteristics of injuries and musculoskeletal complaints in elite football referees and to analyze differences between match and assistant referees. Design:Retrospective cohort study. Setting:Training camp organized by the Swiss Referees Association. Participants:All 71 referees of the 2 top divisions of the Swiss Football League (2005-2006 season). Interventions:The referees (66 males and 5 females) completed a questionnaire on their personal… 

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