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Total body fat percentage and body mass index and the association with lower extremity injuries in children: a 2.5-year longitudinal study

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  • Eva Jespersen Centre for Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Evert Verhagen Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO+ Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • René Holst Biostatistical Research Unit, Institute of Regional Health Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Heidi Klakk Centre for Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Malene Heidemann Hans Christian Andersen Children's Hospital, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christina Trifonov Rexen Centre for Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Claudia Franz Centre for Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Niels Wedderkopp Centre for Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark Department of Orthopaedic, Hospital of Lillebaelt, Institute of Regional Health Service Research and Centre for Research in Childhood Health, IOB, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Eva Jespersen, Centre for Research in Childhood Health, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M, Denmark; ejespersen{at}health.sdu.dk
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Jespersen E, Verhagen E, Holst R, et al
Total body fat percentage and body mass index and the association with lower extremity injuries in children: a 2.5-year longitudinal study

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  • Accepted October 26, 2013
  • First published November 22, 2013.
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September 25, 2014

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