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Illness and injury in athletes during the competition period at the London 2012 Paralympic Games: development and implementation of a web-based surveillance system (WEB-IISS) for team medical staff

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  • Wayne Derman Department of Human Biology, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Martin Schwellnus Department of Human Biology, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Esme Jordaan Biostatistics Unit, Medical Research Council, Parow, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Cheri A Blauwet Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Carolyn Emery Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre, Calgary, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Pia Pit-Grosheide International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Norma-Angelica Patino Marques International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany National Center of Medicine and Sports Sciences, National Commission of Physical Culture and Sport in the Mexican Paralympic Centre, MexicoCity, Mexico PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Oriol Martinez-Ferrer International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany Blanquerna Faculty of Sport Sciences, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jaap Stomphorst International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany Sports Medicine Department, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, the Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter Van de Vliet International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, Health, Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nick Webborn Sussex Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stuart E Willick International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Orthopaedic Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Wayne Derman, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, 3rd Floor Sports Science Institute of South Africa Boundary Road, Newlands, Cape Town 7700, South Africa; ewderman{at}iafrica.com
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Derman W, Schwellnus M, Jordaan E, et al
Illness and injury in athletes during the competition period at the London 2012 Paralympic Games: development and implementation of a web-based surveillance system (WEB-IISS) for team medical staff

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  • Accepted February 25, 2013
  • First published March 28, 2013.
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April 10, 2013

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