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Health protection of the Olympic athlete
  1. Kathrin Steffen1,2,
  2. Torbjørn Soligard2,
  3. Lars Engebretsen1,2,3
  1. 1Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Oslo, Norway
  2. 2Medical and Scientific Department, International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, Switzerland
  3. 3Orthopeadic Surgery, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
  1. Correspondence to Kathrin Steffen, Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, PO 4014 Ullevål Stadion, Oslo, Norway, 806; kathrin.steffen{at}nih.no

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval All information was handled confidentially and the injury reports were anonymised after the Olympic Games. Ethical approval was obtained by the Regional Committee for Medical Research Ethics, Region Øst-Norge, Norway.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval All information was handled confidentially and the injury reports were anonymised after the Olympic Games. Ethical approval was obtained by the Regional Committee for Medical Research Ethics, Region Øst-Norge, Norway.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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