Study of injury and illness rates in multiday ultramarathon runners

Brian J. Krabak, Brandee L Waite, Melissa A. Schiff

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Abstract

Purpose: This study aimed to describe injury and illness rates in runners competing in 7-d, 250-km off-road ultramarathon events. Methods: Three hundred ninety-six runners competing in the RacingThePlanet

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2314-2320
Number of pages7
JournalMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Volume43
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2011

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Keywords

  • aging
  • endurance
  • Injury
  • runner
  • sex
  • ultramarathon

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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Study of injury and illness rates in multiday ultramarathon runners. / Krabak, Brian J.; Waite, Brandee L; Schiff, Melissa A.

In: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Vol. 43, No. 12, 12.2011, p. 2314-2320.

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Krabak, Brian J. ; Waite, Brandee L ; Schiff, Melissa A. / Study of injury and illness rates in multiday ultramarathon runners. In: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2011 ; Vol. 43, No. 12. pp. 2314-2320.
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