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Shana E. Harrington, Sean McQueeney, and Marcus Fearing

which impairment groups they provide sporting opportunities for in their classification rules. 6 Injury and injury prevention data are well researched and abundant among able-bodied athletes, leading to high-quality evidence and protocols aimed at reducing injury prevalence and impact on participation

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Jereme Wilroy and Elizabeth Hibberd

, 24 To date, there is limited empirical evidence that describes these characteristics in wheelchair athletes, as well as identifying an evidence-based effective injury prevention program that focuses on improving these characteristics in order to decrease the risk of injury. Therefore, the purpose of

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Romana Brunner, Mario Bizzini, Nicola A. Maffiuletti, and Karin Niedermann

, 10 Only one study showed the effectiveness of a preseason exercise program to prevent adductor muscle strains in professional ice hockey players. Nevertheless there is still a lack of injury prevention research in ice hockey. 9 To successfully implement injury prevention programs it is important to

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Marco Beato, Sergio Maroto-Izquierdo, Anthony N. Turner, and Chris Bishop

Scientific Rationale and Justification of Strength Training Strategies for Injury Prevention in Soccer The high participation level in soccer with over 265 million FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association)–registered players worldwide, together with its challenging physical demands

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Linda Linton, Morag Barr, and Stephanie Valentin

common reason for discontinuing the sport, particularly among novice runners. 6 Moreover, runners who sustain a RRI are less likely to engage in other types of activity 7 and thus could be at risk of lowering their general physical activity. Therefore, injury prevention strategies in runners are needed

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Emily H. Gabriel and Cameron J. Powden

Key Points ▸ Implementation strategies needed to improve compliance with injury prevention. ▸ Benefits and barriers associated with intention to participate in injury prevention. ▸ Implementation strategies should include benefits and barriers of injury prevention. Lower-extremity injuries are

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Emily M. Hartley, Matthew C. Hoch, and Robert J. Cramer

extremity injuries through various screening assessments and corresponding interventions are warranted to reduce the healthcare burden of these conditions. Exercise-related injury prevention programs (ERIPPs) have been established to prevent the occurrence of lower extremity injuries. These programs have

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Siobhán O’Connor, Wesley O’Brien, and Peter Lacey

prevention programs have been developed for Gaelic Games, including the game of Camogie, and have been shown to be an effective platform for reducing injury ( Schlingermann et al., 2018 ). One such program, the Activate injury prevention warm-up, was developed to improve movement skill abilities and minimise

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Nicholas C. Clark and Elaine M. Mullally

osteoarthritis. 15 Given the growing participation in netball in America, 3 it is prudent for clinicians to consider knee primary injury prevention strategies with community-level players to mitigate the burden of injury for players, teams, and society. Netball is a fast-paced game involving change

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Laura Miele, Carl W. Nissen, Kevin Fitzsimmons, Trudy Lerer, and Garry Lapidus

Injury prevention programs have a positive effect on performance and the reduction of risk in most studies and reviews. However, not all teams and coaches utilize them. In order to better understand this, a 19-item survey was conducted to assess high school coaches’ perceptions, attitudes, and current practices regarding knee injury prevention among adolescent athletes during a mandatory Connecticut certification/re-certification course. The results of the survey show that high school coaches report a wide variability in their attitudes and utilization of training programs related to knee injury prevention. Coaches reported several barriers to employing the programs; the leading issue being time. Future education and outreach efforts should address the barriers in order to increase use of injury prevention training.