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Injury and illness definitions and data collection procedures for use in epidemiological studies in Athletics (track and field): Consensus statement

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  • Toomas Timpka Department of Medical and Health sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Juan-Manuel Alonso International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Medical and Anti-doping Commission, Montecarlo, Monaco Sports Medicine Department, Aspetar, Qatar Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jenny Jacobsson Department of Medical and Health sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Swedish Athletics Association, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Astrid Junge FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre (F-MARC), Zurich, Switzerland Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland Medical School Hamburg (MSH), Hamburg, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Pedro Branco International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Medical and Anti-doping Commission, Montecarlo, Monaco European Athletics Medical & Anti-Doping Commission, European Athletics Association (EAA), Lausanne, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ben Clarsen Oslo Sports Trauma Research Centre, Oslo, Norway Olympic Elite Sports Program (Olympiatoppen), Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jan Kowalski Department of Medical and Health sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Swedish Athletics Association, Stockholm, Sweden Diamond League, Stockholm, Sweden Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Margo Mountjoy International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical Commission, Lausanne, Switzerland Department of Sports Medicine, FINA Bureau, Lausanne, Switzerland McMaster University School of Medicine, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sverker Nilsson Department of Medical and Health sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Swedish Athletics Association, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Babette Pluim Royal Netherlands Lawn Tennis Association, Amersfoort, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Per Renström Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical Commission, Lausanne, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ola Rønsen International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Medical and Anti-doping Commission, Montecarlo, Monaco Olympic Elite Sports Program (Olympiatoppen), Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kathrin Steffen Oslo Sports Trauma Research Centre, Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Pascal Edouard Department of Clinical and Exercise Physiology, Sports Medicine Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital of Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France Laboratory of Exercise Physiology (LPE EA 4338), University of Lyon, Saint-Etienne, France Medical Commission, French Athletics Federation (FFA), Paris, France PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Juan-Manuel Alonso, Sports Medicine Department, Aspetar Qatar Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Hospital, PO Box 29222, Doha, Qatar; juan-manuel.alonso{at}aspetar.com
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Timpka T, Alonso J, Jacobsson J, et al
Injury and illness definitions and data collection procedures for use in epidemiological studies in Athletics (track and field): Consensus statement

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  • Accepted January 31, 2014
  • First published March 11, 2014.
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March 11, 2014
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