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Muscle injury rate in professional football is higher in matches played within 5 days since the previous match: a 14-year prospective study with more than 130 000 match observations
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  • Håkan Bengtsson Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Football Research Group, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jan Ekstrand Football Research Group, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Division of Community Medicine, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Markus Waldén Football Research Group, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Division of Community Medicine, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Martin Hägglund Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Football Research Group, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Håkan Bengtsson, Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden; info.frg{at}telia.com
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Bengtsson H, Ekstrand J, Waldén M, et al
Muscle injury rate in professional football is higher in matches played within 5 days since the previous match: a 14-year prospective study with more than 130 000 match observations

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  • Accepted October 5, 2017
  • First published November 3, 2017.
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