Sports injuries profile of a first division Brazilian soccer team: a descriptive cohort study.

@article{Reis2015SportsIP,
  title={Sports injuries profile of a first division Brazilian soccer team: a descriptive cohort study.},
  author={Guilherme Frederico Ferreira dos Reis and Thiago Ribeiro Teles Santos and Rodrigo Campos Pace Lasmar and Otaviano Oliveira J{\'u}nior and R{\^o}mulo F. F. Lopes and S{\'e}rgio Teixeira da Fonseca},
  journal={Brazilian journal of physical therapy},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE To establish the injury profile of soccer players from a first division Brazilian soccer team. In addition, we investigated the association between the characteristics of the injuries and the player's age and position. METHOD Forty-eight players from a Brazilian first division soccer team were followed during one season. Descriptive statistics were used to characterize the injury profile. Spearman's tests were used to verify the association between the number and severity of… CONTINUE READING

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