Results of 2 decades of injury surveillance and public release of data in the Australian Football League.

@article{Orchard2013ResultsO2,
  title={Results of 2 decades of injury surveillance and public release of data in the Australian Football League.},
  author={John Orchard and Hugh Seward and Jessica J Orchard},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={
          734-41
        }
}
BACKGROUND Injuries are common in all professional football codes (including soccer, rugby league and union, American football, Gaelic football, and Australian football). PURPOSE To report the epidemiology of injuries in the Australian Football League (AFL) from 1992-2012 and to identify changes in injury patterns during that period. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive epidemiology study. METHODS The AFL commenced surveying injuries in 1992, with all teams and players included since 1996. An injury… CONTINUE READING
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