Combining data from injury surveillance and video analysis studies: an evaluation of three FIFA World Cups
2014 (English)In: Global Journal of Medical Research, ISSN 2249-4618, Vol. 14, no 3, 1-9 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Objective: To analyze the playing actions and match circumstances which involve physical contact between players and lead to injuries in men’s World Cup football.
Design: Prospective injury surveillance and video analysis of matches in three FIFA World Cups.
Setting: 2002, 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups™.
Participants: Players and team physicians at the 2002, 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups™.
Main outcome measures: Contact injury risk incidents linked with an injury and contact injury incidents without linkable injury.
Results: Three hundred and four contact injuries were reported and 671 contact injury risk incidents were identified from the video recordings. One hundred and twenty-eight (42.1%) of the reported contact injuries were linkable with a contact injury risk incident.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. Vol. 14, no 3, 1-9 p.
soccer, sporting injuries, epidemiology, video analysis
Medical and Health Sciences
Research subject Medicine/Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:gih:diva-3693OAI: oai:DiVA.org:gih-3693DiVA: diva2:780823