Asian Journal of Sports Medicine

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Injuries, Matches Missed and the Influence of Minimum Medical Standards in the A-League Professional Football: A 5-Year Prospective Study

Vincent Gouttebarge 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , * , Brendan A. Hughes Schwab 1 , 5 , Adam Vivian 5 and Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs 2 , 3 , 4
Authors Information
1 World Players’ Union (FIFPro), Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
2 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3 Academic Center for Evidence Based Sports Medicine (ACES), Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
4 Amsterdam Collaboration for Health & Safety in Sports (ACHSS), Academic Medical Center / VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
5 Professional Footballers Australia (PFA), Victoria, Australia
Article information
  • Asian Journal of Sports Medicine: March 01, 2016, 7 (1); e31385
  • Published Online: March 1, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 9, 2015
  • Accepted: July 13, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.31385

To Cite: Gouttebarge V, Hughes Schwab B A, Vivian A, M. M. J. Kerkhoffs G. Injuries, Matches Missed and the Influence of Minimum Medical Standards in the A-League Professional Football: A 5-Year Prospective Study, Asian J Sports Med. 2016 ; 7(1):e31385. doi: 10.5812/asjsm.31385.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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