Injuries sustained by runners during a popular marathon.

  title={Injuries sustained by runners during a popular marathon.},
  author={Jon P Nicholl and Brian Williams},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  volume={17 1},
Open-entry marathon running events are becoming increasingly common. In 1982 more than a hundred such events were planned in Britain (Running Magazine, 1982), and the popularity of these events may still be on the increase. The tens of thousands of runners taking part may be at some risk of sustaining injuries whilst training for and running in these races. Nicholl and Williams (1982a) have given some information about the numbers and types of injuries sustained in training by those entrants to… CONTINUE READING

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