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Less experience and running pace are potential risk factors for medical complications during a 56 km road running race: a prospective study in 26 354 race starters—SAFER study II

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  • Karen Schwabe Clinical Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Group, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Martin P Schwellnus Clinical Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Group, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Wayne Derman Clinical Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Group, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sonja Swanevelder Biostatistics Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Parow, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Esme Jordaan Biostatistics Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Parow, South AfricaDepartment of Statistics and Population Studies, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Martin P Schwellnus, Clinical Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Group, UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 3rd Floor, Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Boundary Road, Newlands, Cape Town 7700, South Africa; mschwell{at}iafrica.com
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Schwabe K, Schwellnus MP, Derman W, et al
Less experience and running pace are potential risk factors for medical complications during a 56 km road running race: a prospective study in 26 354 race starters—SAFER study II

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  • Accepted March 27, 2014
  • First published May 9, 2014.
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May 09, 2014

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