Table 1

Items of the questionnaires of the INSPIRE trial

QuestionnaireSectionItems
Baseline questionnaireDemographicsSex
Date of birth
Height (cm)
Weight (kg)
TrainingRunning experience (years)
Average running frequency over last month (times per week)
Average running time over last month (min/week)
Average running distance over last month (km/week)
Average training speed over last month (min/km)
Types of training
  • Endurance training (%)

  • Interval training (%)

  • Exercises (%)

Membership of athletic association (yes/no)
Running eventsPrevious participation in running events (yes/no)
Average participations in running events per year
LifestyleCurrent smoking (yes/no)
Average alcohol consumption (glasses per week)
Previous running-related injuries*Running-related injury in previous 12 months (yes/no)
Location of running injury (lower back/buttock/hip/groin/ventral thigh/dorsal thigh/knee/shin/calf/Achilles tendon/ankle/foot/toe)
Still suffering running injury (yes/no)
Follow-up questionnairesExisting running-related injuries*Still suffering running-related injury that was already indicated in previous questionnaire (yes/no)
Location of existing running injury (lower back/buttock/hip/groin/ventral thigh/dorsal thigh/knee/shin/calf/Achilles tendon/ankle/foot/toe)
New running-related injuries*New running-related injury since filling in previous questionnaire (yes/no)
Location of new running injury (lower back/buttock/hip/groin/ventral thigh/dorsal thigh/knee/shin/calf/Achilles tendon/ankle/foot/toe)
Injury prevention programme†Read injury prevention programme (yes/no)
If yes, which topic(s) (personal factors/training/biomechanics/equipment)
Used injury prevention programme (yes/no)
If yes, which topic(s) (personal factors/training/biomechanics/equipment)
  • *Participants could list multiple injuries.

  • ‚ĆThis section was only in the follow-up questionnaires for the intervention group.