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Muscle injury is the principal injury type and hamstring muscle injury is the first injury diagnosis during top-level international athletics championships between 2007 and 2015

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  • Pascal Edouard Inter-university Laboratory on Biology of Motor skills (LIBM EA), University of Lyon, Saint Etienne, France Department of Clinical and Exercise Physiology, Sports Medicine Unity, Faculty of medicine, University Hospital of Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France Medical Commission, French Athletics Federation (FFA), Paris, France PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Pedro Branco European Athletics Medical & Anti Doping Commission, European Athletics Association (EAA), Lausanne, Switzerland Medical & Anti Doping Commission, International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Monaco PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Juan-Manuel Alonso Medical & Anti Doping Commission, International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Monaco Department of Sports Medicine, ASPETAR, Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Pascal Edouard, Department of Clinical and Exercise Physiology, Sports medicine unity, IRMIS, Campus Santé Innovations, University Hospital of Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne cedex 2, Saint-Etienne 42055, France; Pascal.Edouard42{at}gmail.com
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Edouard P, Branco P, Alonso J
Muscle injury is the principal injury type and hamstring muscle injury is the first injury diagnosis during top-level international athletics championships between 2007 and 2015

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  • Accepted December 17, 2015
  • First published February 17, 2016.
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April 28, 2016

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