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Physical Activity, Fitness, and Musculoskeletal Injury

Jennifer M. Hootman and Kenneth E. Powell

in Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195183009
eISBN:
9780199865116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the potential adverse events associated with increased activity, focusing on population-based studies of sports and recreation injuries from around the world. Examples from ... More


Sports Injury Research

Evert Verhagen and Willem van Mechelen (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561629
eISBN:
9780191722479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

With the increasing focus on tackling obesity and other lifestyle-related illnesses and conditions, participation in sports and physical activity is growing. The consequences are that injuries and ... More


Injurier

Donald T. Kirkendall

in The Complete Guide to Soccer Fitness & Injury Prevention: A Handbook for Players, Parents, and Coaches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831823
eISBN:
9781469602974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882757_kirkendall.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the lessons taught to us by sports injury research—some of them obvious, some not. We know that two-thirds of all injuries in soccer occur to the ankle, knee, head, leg, or ... More


Safe and Healthy Sports Environments

David Marshall

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses sports safety in schools. Athletic activities promote good health habits and provide many opportunities for developing social and leadership skills. The inherent risks in ... More


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