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Infographic. Pain or injury? Why differentiation matters in exercise and sports medicine

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  • Contributors MH and MSR were involved in idea generation. All authors contributed equally to writing and reviewing the editorial, appendix and infographic.

  • Funding TS is supported by a National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia Career Development Fellowship (ID1141735). Duke University has received support for Prof. Steven Georges’ salary from NIH grants (outside of this work).

  • Competing interests MH has received support from professional and scientific bodies (reimbursement of travel costs and speaker fees) for lectures on pain, and he receives book royalties from Gyldendal, Munksgaard Denmark, FADL and Muusmann publications. TS has received payment for lectures relating to pain and rehabilitation.

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