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Medical implications of ultra marathon running: observations on a six day track race.
  1. M. A. Hutson

    Abstract

    Medical records were kept of the injuries and illnesses sustained by competitors in a six day running race held in Nottingham in August 1982. The overall rate of injuries sufficiently severe to affect running performance was 60 per cent. These injuries are itemised and discussed with particular reference to the problems raised by this ultra distance race.

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