Triathlon event distance specialization: training and injury effects.

@article{Vleck2010TriathlonED,
  title={Triathlon event distance specialization: training and injury effects.},
  author={Veronica Vleck and David John Macedon Bentley and Gregoire P. Millet and Thomas Cochrane},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          30-6
        }
}
We conducted a preliminary, questionnaire-based, retrospective analysis of training and injury in British National Squad Olympic distance (OD) and Ironman distance (IR) triathletes. The main outcome measures were training duration and training frequency and injury frequency and severity. The number of overuse injuries sustained over a 5-year period did not differ between OD and IR. However, the proportions of OD and IR athletes who were affected by injury to particular anatomical sites differed… CONTINUE READING
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