Journal article

The safety practices of sporting clubs/centres in the city of Hume.

CF Finch, M Hennessy

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport | Published : 2000


Sports injuries are a significant public health problem in Australia. However, little information is available about community level sports injuries, or about the sports safety policies and practices of community level sports organisations in Australia. The aim of this paper is to present the results of a survey of local clubs and sporting centres in the City of Hume, a local council in Victoria. This is the first reported survey of safety practices of sporting clubs/centres at the community level in Australia. Sixty-four clubs/centres participated in the survey, which involved face-to-face interviews with representatives from the participating clubs/centres. A major finding was that whilst ..

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