Sports injuries and illnesses during the London Summer Olympic Games 2012.

@article{Engebretsen2013SportsIA,
  title={Sports injuries and illnesses during the London Summer Olympic Games 2012.},
  author={Lars Engebretsen and Torbj\orn Soligard and Kathrin Steffen and Juan-Manuel Alonso and Mark John Aubry and Richard Budgett and Jiř{\'i} Dvoř{\'a}k and Manikavasagam Jegathesan and Willem H. Meeuwisse and Margo Lynn Mountjoy and Debbie Palmer-Green and Ivor S. Vanhegan and Per A. F. H. Renstr{\"o}m},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={407-14}
}
BACKGROUND The Olympic Movement Medical Code encourages all stakeholders to ensure that sport is practised without danger to the health of the athletes. Systematic surveillance of injuries and illnesses is the foundation for developing preventive measures in sport. AIM To analyse the injuries and illnesses that occurred during the Games of the XXX Olympiad, held in London in 2012. METHODS We recorded the daily occurrence (or non-occurrence) of injuries and illnesses (1) through the… CONTINUE READING
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