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Factors associated with illness in athletes participating in the London 2012 Paralympic Games: a prospective cohort study involving 49 910 athlete-days

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  • Martin Schwellnus UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wayne Derman UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, 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, Massachusetts, USA International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Carolyn Emery Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, University of Calgary, Edmonton, 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 National Commission of Physical Culture and Sport in the Mexican Paralympic Centre, National Center of Medicine and Sports Sciences, Mexico City, Mexico International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Oriol Martinez-Ferrer International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jaap Stomphorst Sports Medicine Department, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, The Netherlands International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter Van de Vliet International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Committee, Bonn, Germany Health Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nick Webborn The Sussex Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stuart E Willick PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Martin Schwellnus, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, 3rd Floor Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Boundary Road, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa; mschwell{at}iafrica.com
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Schwellnus M, Derman W, Jordaan E, et al
Factors associated with illness in athletes participating in the London 2012 Paralympic Games: a prospective cohort study involving 49 910 athlete-days

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  • Accepted February 25, 2013
  • First published March 22, 2013.
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April 10, 2013

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