Chapter 11. Epidemiology of Pediatric Sports-Related Injuries

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Evert Verhagen and
  2. Willem van Mechelen

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch11

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Verhagen, E. and van Mechelen, W. (2007) Epidemiology of Pediatric Sports-Related Injuries, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255



  • epidemiology;
  • sports injury;
  • injury definition;
  • research design;
  • participants


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Methdologic problems in sports injury research

  • The Pediatric Sports Injury Problem

  • Preventing Pediatric Sports Injuries

  • Conclusions

  • References