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ACE Report #6644
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Strength training and proprioception exercises effective for sport injury prevention

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The effectiveness of exercise interventions to prevent sports injuries: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Br J Sports Med. 2014 Jun;48(11):871-7

Contributing Authors: JB Lauersen DM Bertelsen LB Andersen

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25 randomized controlled trials were included in this review and meta-analysis investigating the effect of physical exercise interventions on sports injury prevention. Along with the risk ratio of overall effect for intervention, subgroup analyses were performed based on type of intervention (strength, proprioception, or stretching exercises). Outcome was also differentiated for acute and overuse ...

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