Monitoring athletes, trainers, coaches and health professionals: Injuries and illnesses in talented female athletes 2014-2015

  • Angelo Richardson (Contributor)
  • Janine Stubbe (Contributor)
  • N.R. van Ulzen (Owner)



Project - MATCH: Monitoring Athletes, Trainers, Coaches and Health professionals- Knowledge of the epidemiology and severity of injuries and illness in young female elite athletes is lacking- A monitor system (surveillance method) was developed for collecting data from questionnaires and physical tests- The project resulted in several datasets (see reference to Figshare collection) Research- Objective: to gain more insight into the injuries and illnesses of young female elite athletes by recording injury and illness prospectively throughout a full season.Data- Participants: 60 young elite Dutch female athletes participating in soccer (n=23), basketball (n=22) and gymnastic (n=15) talent development programmes (CTO Amsterdam). - Data collection: all athletes completed the Dutch version of the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center Questionnaire on Health Problems every other week during the season 2014-2015.- Main outcome measures: average prevalence of injury and incidence density of injury.- Fileset contains three csv-files as source data (one for each sport); three processed xlsx-files to compute prevalance, incidence and health problem characteristics; four spss-syntax-files (*.sps) for analyses and labeling. Protocols and further details are described in a pdf-file and a data dictionary.- Because of the sensitive nature of the data, the fileset is confidential and will be shared only under strict conditions. For more information contact
Date made available19 Sept 2018
PublisherHogeschool van Amsterdam

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