Use and abuse of medication during 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: a retrospective survey

@inproceedings{Vaso2015UseAA,
  title={Use and abuse of medication during 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: a retrospective survey},
  author={Martin Vaso and Alexis Weber and P M Tscholl and Astrid Junge and Jiř{\'i} Dvoř{\'a}k},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the use of medication of top-level male players during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. DESIGN Retrospective survey. PARTICIPANTS/INFORMATION 736 top level players. SETTING The teams' physicians disclosed a list of the medications used by each player within 72 h before each match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. OUTCOME MEASURES Average number of medications used per player per match or during the tournament; average number and percentage of players using at least… CONTINUE READING
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