Injury pattern in youth team handball: A comparison of two prospective registration methods

  • Olsen O
  • Myklebust G
  • Engebretsen L
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The purpose of this study was to examine the injury incidence and pattern of injuries in youth female and male team handball players using two different prospective registration methods; match reports (90 teams, 1080 players) and coach reports (34 teams, 428 players). A total of 118 injuries were recorded by the coach report, of which 93 (79%) were acute injuries (incidence training: 0.9+/-0.16 injuries/1000 player hours; matches: 9.9+/-1.26; rate ratio vs training: 10.8 [95% confidence interval (CI) 7.0-16.6]; P

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  • Adolescents
  • Athletic injuries
  • Epidemiology
  • Incidence
  • Team handball

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  • O. E. Olsen

  • G. Myklebust

  • L. Engebretsen

  • R. Bahr

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