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Elite football teams that do not have a winter break lose on average 303 player-days more per season to injuries than those teams that do: a comparison among 35 professional European teams

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  • Jan Ekstrand Division of Community Medicine, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden Football Research Group, Linköping, Sweden Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Armin Spreco Football Research Group, Linköping, Sweden Region Östergötland, Center for Health Services Development, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael Davison Football Research Group, Linköping, Sweden Isokinetic Medical Group, FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Jan Ekstrand, Division of Community Medicine, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping S-582 21, Sweden; jan.ekstrand{at}telia.com
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Ekstrand J, Spreco A, Davison M
Elite football teams that do not have a winter break lose on average 303 player-days more per season to injuries than those teams that do: a comparison among 35 professional European teams

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  • Accepted October 17, 2018
  • First published November 15, 2018.
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September 18, 2019

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