Journal article

A profile of Australian football injuries presenting to sports medicine clinics

B Gabbe, C Finch

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport | SPORTS MEDICINE AUSTRALIA | Published : 2001

Abstract

Most of the published data describing Australian football injuries is from hospital emergency departments and elite injury surveillance studies. There is a lack of good information about injuries to players at the lower levels of participation and those not severe enough to warrant hospital treatment. This study describes the profile of Australian football injuries that present to sports medicine clinics for treatment. New sports injury cases, presenting to five metropolitan Melbourne sports medicine clinics during a 12 month period in 1996-1997, were recorded through the Sports Medicine Injury Surveillance project. Both the patient and treating health professional provided personal and inju..

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