Improving the reporting of tennis injuries : The use of workload data as the denominator?
Reid, Machar, Cormack, Stuart J., Duffield, Rob, Kovalchik, Stephanie, Crespo, Miguel, Pluim, Babette and Gescheit, Danielle T.. (2019). Improving the reporting of tennis injuries : The use of workload data as the denominator? British Journal of Sports Medicine. 53(16), pp. 1041-1042. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2017-098625
|Authors||Reid, Machar, Cormack, Stuart J., Duffield, Rob, Kovalchik, Stephanie, Crespo, Miguel, Pluim, Babette and Gescheit, Danielle T.|
[Extract] Historically, epidemiology researchers have identified bespoke units of measurement to express each sport’s injury narrative. In 2009, respected industry professionals suggested that tennis injuries be reported per 1000 player-hours rather than athletic exposures (such as 1000 matches) due to large variations in the time component of such exposures.1 This goes some way to addressing the lack of uniformity in tennis injury data, which McCurdie et al 2 have identified as the most significant challenge to understanding injury in elite tennis. However, given the streams of data now available, it seems timely to revisit whether this recommended choice of exposure remains as pertinent as it once was.
|Journal||British Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Journal citation||53 (16), pp. 1041-1042|
|Publisher||BMJ Publishing Group Limited|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2017-098625|
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|Online||21 Feb 2018|
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|Accepted||08 Feb 2018|
|Deposited||02 Jun 2021|
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