Journal article

Estimating the international burden of sport-related death: a review of data sources.

Kristen L Kucera, Lauren V Fortington, Catherine S Wolff, Stephen W Marshall, Caroline F Finch

Injury Prevention | Published : 2019

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Despite detailed recommendations for sports injury data capture provided since the mid-1990s, international data collection efforts for sport-related death remains limited in scope. The purpose of this paper was to review the data sources available for studying sport-related death and describe their key features, coverage, accessibility and strengths and limitations. METHODS: The outcomes of interest for this review was death occurring as a result of participation in organised sport-related activity. Data sources used to enumerate death in sport were identified, drawing from the authors' knowledge/experience and review of key references from international organisations. The gen..

View full abstract

University of Melbourne Researchers