Reporting Multiple Individual Injuries in Studies of Team Ball Sports: A Systematic Review of Current Practice.
Lauren V Fortington, Henk van der Worp, Inge van den Akker-Scheek, Caroline F Finch
Sports Medicine | Published : 2017
BACKGROUND: To identify and prioritise targets for injury prevention efforts, injury incidence studies are widely reported. The accuracy and consistency in calculation and reporting of injury incidence is crucial. Many individuals experience more than one injury but multiple injuries are not consistently reported in sport injury incidence studies. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate current practice of how multiple injuries within individuals have been defined and reported in prospective, long-term, injury studies in team ball sports. DATA SOURCES: A systematic search of three online databases for articles published before 2016. STUDY SELECTION: Publications were inc..View full abstract