Prevention of injuries in young female players in European team handball. A prospective intervention study.

@article{Wedderkopp1999PreventionOI,
  title={Prevention of injuries in young female players in European team handball. A prospective intervention study.},
  author={Niels Wedderkopp and Mikkel Kaltoft and B Lundgaard and M Rosendahl and Karsten Froberg},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={1999},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={41-7}
}
Young female players in European handball have a very high injury incidence, up to 50 injuries per 1000 hours of game. More than half of these injuries happen without any external cause. The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of an intervention programme designed to reduce the number of injuries in young female players in European handball, with special emphasis on injuries in the lower extremities. The programme was created using elite athlete training programmes and those designed… CONTINUE READING
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