Prevalence and Epidemiology of Injuries Among Elite Cyclists in the Tour de France

@inproceedings{Haeberle2018PrevalenceAE,
  title={Prevalence and Epidemiology of Injuries Among Elite Cyclists in the
Tour de France},
  author={Heather S. Haeberle and Sergio Michael Navarro and E. J. Power and Mark S. Schickendantz and Lutul Dashaun Farrow and Prem N. Ramkumar},
  booktitle={Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine},
  year={2018}
}
Background Cycling injuries are increasing, particularly among elite athletes during major events such as the Tour de France. Many athletes miss considerable time from sport and require surgical intervention. Little is known about the epidemiology of injuries to guide practice participation strategies, return-to-competition expectations, and injury prevention protocols. Purpose To evaluate the injury epidemiology, operative incidence, and return-to-competition timeline among all elite… CONTINUE READING
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