International Olympic Committee consensus statement: methods for recording and reporting of epidemiological data on injury and illness in sport 2020 (including STROBE Extension for Sport Injury and Illness Surveillance (STROBE-SIIS))
Roald Bahr, Ben Clarsen, Wayne Derman, Jiri Dvorak, Carolyn A Emery, Caroline F Finch, Martin Haegglund, Astrid Junge, Simon Kemp, Karim M Khan, Stephen W Marshall, Willem Meeuwisse, Margo Mountjoy, John W Orchard, Babette Pluim, Kenneth L Quarrie, Bruce Reider, Martin Schwellnus, Torbjorn Soligard, Keith A Stokes Show all
British Journal of Sports Medicine | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020
Injury and illness surveillance, and epidemiological studies, are fundamental elements of concerted efforts to protect the health of the athlete. To encourage consistency in the definitions and methodology used, and to enable data across studies to be compared, research groups have published 11 sport-specific or setting-specific consensus statements on sports injury (and, eventually, illness) epidemiology to date. Our objective was to further strengthen consistency in data collection, injury definitions and research reporting through an updated set of recommendations for sports injury and illness studies, including a new Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (S..View full abstract
The International Olympic Committee has provided funding for the consensus meeting.