The effectiveness of exercise interventions to prevent sports injuries: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

@article{Lauersen2013TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of exercise interventions to prevent sports injuries: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials},
  author={Jeppe Bo Lauersen and Ditte Marie Bertelsen and Lars Bo Andersen},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={48},
  pages={871 - 877}
}
Background Physical activity is important in both prevention and treatment of many common diseases, but sports injuries can pose serious problems. Objective To determine whether physical activity exercises can reduce sports injuries and perform stratified analyses of strength training, stretching, proprioception and combinations of these, and provide separate acute and overuse injury estimates. Material and methods PubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science and SPORTDiscus were searched and yielded 3462… 

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The effectiveness of exercise interventions to prevent shoulder injuries in athletes: a systematic review protocol.

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