Injuries in Runners; A Systematic Review on Risk Factors and Sex Differences

  title={Injuries in Runners; A Systematic Review on Risk Factors and Sex Differences},
  author={Maarten P. van der Worp and Dominique S M Ten Haaf and Robert E H van Cingel and Anton de Wijer and Maria W G Nijhuis-van der Sanden and J Bart Staal},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND The popularity of running continues to increase, which means that the incidence of running-related injuries will probably also continue to increase. Little is known about risk factors for running injuries and whether they are sex-specific. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to review information about risk factors and sex-specific differences for running-induced injuries in adults. SEARCH STRATEGY The databases PubMed, EMBASE, CINAHL and Psych-INFO were searched for relevant… CONTINUE READING

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