Incidence of Running-Related Injuries Per 1000 h of running in Different Types of Runners: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Incidence of Running-Related Injuries Per 1000 h of running in Different Types of Runners : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. / Videbæk, Solvej; Bueno, Andreas Moeballe; Nielsen, R.O. et al.

In: Sports Medicine, Vol. 45, No. 7, 07.2015, p. 1017-26.

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title = "Incidence of Running-Related Injuries Per 1000 h of running in Different Types of Runners: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: No systematic review has identified the incidence of running-related injuries per 1000 h of running in different types of runners.OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the present review was to systematically search the literature for the incidence of running-related injuries per 1000 h of running in different types of runners, and to include the data in meta-analyses.DATA SOURCES: A search of the PubMed, Scopus, SPORTDiscus, PEDro and Web of Science databases was conducted.STUDY SELECTION: Titles, abstracts, and full-text articles were screened by two blinded reviewers to identify prospective cohort studies and randomized controlled trials reporting the incidence of running-related injuries in novice runners, recreational runners, ultra-marathon runners, and track and field athletes.STUDY APPRAISAL AND SYNTHESIS METHODS: Data were extracted from all studies and comprised for further analysis. An adapted scale was applied to assess the risk of bias.RESULTS: After screening 815 abstracts, 13 original articles were included in the main analysis. Running-related injuries per 1000 h of running ranged from a minimum of 2.5 in a study of long-distance track and field athletes to a maximum of 33.0 in a study of novice runners. The meta-analyses revealed a weighted injury incidence of 17.8 (95 % confidence interval [CI] 16.7-19.1) in novice runners and 7.7 (95 % CI 6.9-8.7) in recreational runners.LIMITATIONS: Heterogeneity in definitions of injury, definition of type of runner, and outcome measures in the included full-text articles challenged comparison across studies.CONCLUSION: Novice runners seem to face a significantly greater risk of injury per 1000 h of running than recreational runners.",
author = "Solvej Videb{\ae}k and Bueno, {Andreas Moeballe} and R.O. Nielsen and Sten Rasmussen",
year = "2015",
month = jul,
doi = "10.1007/s40279-015-0333-8",
language = "English",
volume = "45",
pages = "1017--26",
journal = "Sports Medicine",
issn = "0112-1642",
publisher = "Springer International Publishing",
number = "7",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Incidence of Running-Related Injuries Per 1000 h of running in Different Types of Runners

T2 - A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

AU - Videbæk, Solvej

AU - Bueno, Andreas Moeballe

AU - Nielsen, R.O.

AU - Rasmussen, Sten

PY - 2015/7

Y1 - 2015/7

N2 - BACKGROUND: No systematic review has identified the incidence of running-related injuries per 1000 h of running in different types of runners.OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the present review was to systematically search the literature for the incidence of running-related injuries per 1000 h of running in different types of runners, and to include the data in meta-analyses.DATA SOURCES: A search of the PubMed, Scopus, SPORTDiscus, PEDro and Web of Science databases was conducted.STUDY SELECTION: Titles, abstracts, and full-text articles were screened by two blinded reviewers to identify prospective cohort studies and randomized controlled trials reporting the incidence of running-related injuries in novice runners, recreational runners, ultra-marathon runners, and track and field athletes.STUDY APPRAISAL AND SYNTHESIS METHODS: Data were extracted from all studies and comprised for further analysis. An adapted scale was applied to assess the risk of bias.RESULTS: After screening 815 abstracts, 13 original articles were included in the main analysis. Running-related injuries per 1000 h of running ranged from a minimum of 2.5 in a study of long-distance track and field athletes to a maximum of 33.0 in a study of novice runners. The meta-analyses revealed a weighted injury incidence of 17.8 (95 % confidence interval [CI] 16.7-19.1) in novice runners and 7.7 (95 % CI 6.9-8.7) in recreational runners.LIMITATIONS: Heterogeneity in definitions of injury, definition of type of runner, and outcome measures in the included full-text articles challenged comparison across studies.CONCLUSION: Novice runners seem to face a significantly greater risk of injury per 1000 h of running than recreational runners.

AB - BACKGROUND: No systematic review has identified the incidence of running-related injuries per 1000 h of running in different types of runners.OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the present review was to systematically search the literature for the incidence of running-related injuries per 1000 h of running in different types of runners, and to include the data in meta-analyses.DATA SOURCES: A search of the PubMed, Scopus, SPORTDiscus, PEDro and Web of Science databases was conducted.STUDY SELECTION: Titles, abstracts, and full-text articles were screened by two blinded reviewers to identify prospective cohort studies and randomized controlled trials reporting the incidence of running-related injuries in novice runners, recreational runners, ultra-marathon runners, and track and field athletes.STUDY APPRAISAL AND SYNTHESIS METHODS: Data were extracted from all studies and comprised for further analysis. An adapted scale was applied to assess the risk of bias.RESULTS: After screening 815 abstracts, 13 original articles were included in the main analysis. Running-related injuries per 1000 h of running ranged from a minimum of 2.5 in a study of long-distance track and field athletes to a maximum of 33.0 in a study of novice runners. The meta-analyses revealed a weighted injury incidence of 17.8 (95 % confidence interval [CI] 16.7-19.1) in novice runners and 7.7 (95 % CI 6.9-8.7) in recreational runners.LIMITATIONS: Heterogeneity in definitions of injury, definition of type of runner, and outcome measures in the included full-text articles challenged comparison across studies.CONCLUSION: Novice runners seem to face a significantly greater risk of injury per 1000 h of running than recreational runners.

U2 - 10.1007/s40279-015-0333-8

DO - 10.1007/s40279-015-0333-8

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 25951917

VL - 45

SP - 1017

EP - 1026

JO - Sports Medicine

JF - Sports Medicine

SN - 0112-1642

IS - 7

ER -