Table 1 Characteristics of the injury report system applied in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens17 and the International Olympic Committee approach for multi-sport events
Team sport events*Multi-sport events†
Sport events includedTeam sportsIndividual and team sports
What is reportedMatch injuriesInjuries due to competition or training
Who reports injuryTeam physicianPhysician of the national team (and doctors of the medical centre or polyclinic)
When injury is reportedAfter each matchDaily
Injury report formAdditional information on consequences of injuryAdditional information about sport event
  • *2004 Olympic Games.17 †2008 Olympic Games.