Illness Among Paralympic Athletes Epidemiology, Risk Markers, and Preventative Strategies

Dina Christina Janse Van Rensburg, Martin Schwellnus, Wayne Derman, Nick Webborn

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Abstract

The Paralympic movement, through its International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Medical Code, is committed to ensure athlete health, and the IPC encourages all initiatives and measures to minimize the risk of injury and illness in Paralympic athletes (https://www.paralympic.org/ice-hockey/athletes/health; accessed 25 August 2017).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-203
Number of pages19
JournalPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
Volume29
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Apr 2018

Keywords

  • Paralympic
  • Athletes
  • Illness
  • Epidemiology
  • Risk markers
  • Prevention

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