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Reframing return-to-sport postpartum: the 6 Rs framework

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  • Contributors GMD and RC conceptualised and devised the scope of the editorial. GMD, ISM and RC drafted the initial manuscript. GMD, ISM, EB, AR and RC all made substantial contributions to the revision of the manuscript prior to submission. AR produced the infographic based on the presented editorial. All authors consented to the final version of the manuscript.

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