Sports and recreation related injury episodes in the US population, 1997-99.

@article{Conn2003SportsAR,
  title={Sports and recreation related injury episodes in the US population, 1997-99.},
  author={Judith M Conn and Joseph L. Annest and Joshua Gilchrist},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={117-23}
}
OBJECTIVE To characterize sports and recreation related (SR) injury episodes in the US population. SR activities are growing in popularity suggesting the need for increased awareness of SR injuries as a public health concern for physically active persons of all ages in the US population. SETTING The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is a face-to-face household survey conducted yearly by the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… CONTINUE READING
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