RUNNING INJURIES AND THE ASSOCIATED FACTORS IN MARATHON RUNNERS

  • W-L. Chang
  • W-Y. Chen
  • Y-F. Shih
Keywords: Running injuries, epidemiology, risk factors, lower extremities

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Running is one of the most popular exercises. Injuries associated with running therefore attract more attention in recent years. The purpose of this study was to investigate the distribution of lower extremity running injuries and to evaluate the possible risk factors linking to the occurence of these injuries.