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Sport, sex and age increase risk of illness at the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympic Games: a prospective cohort study of 51 198 athlete days
OBJECTIVETo describe the epidemiology of illness at the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympic Games. METHODS A total of 3657 athletes from 78 countries, representing 83.5% of all athletes at the Games, were monitored on the ...
Leisure athletes at risk of medical complications: outcomes of pre-participation screening among 15,778 endurance runners - SAFER VII
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
OBJECTIVE: International guidelines for pre-participation screening of masters/leisure athletes to identify those that require medical assessment exist, but have not been implemented in mass-community based sports events. ...
Prerace medical screening and education reduce medical encounters in distance road races: SAFER VIII study in 153 208 race starters
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
OBJECTIVES To examine the efficacy and feasibility of an online prerace medical screening and educational intervention programme for reducing medical complications in long-distance races. METHODS This was an 8-year ...