Overuse and traumatic extremity injuries in schoolchildren surveyed with weekly text messages over 2.5 years.

@article{Jespersen2014OveruseAT,
  title={Overuse and traumatic extremity injuries in schoolchildren surveyed with weekly text messages over 2.5 years.},
  author={Eva Jespersen and R{\'e}n{\'e} Holst and Claudia Bernardo de Oliveira Franz and Christina Trifonov Rexen and Heidi Klakk and Niels Wedderkopp},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={
          807-13
        }
}
The objectives of this prospective cohort study were to report the incidence, prevalence, and duration of traumatic and overuse injuries during a period of 2.5 years and to estimate the odds of injury types. In all, 1259 schoolchildren, aged 6-12, were surveyed each week with an automated mobile phone text message asking questions on the presence of any musculo-skeletal problems and participation in leisure-time sport. Children were examined and injuries classified as overuse or traumatic. The… CONTINUE READING
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