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

<div><b>Project </b></div><div><b>- </b>MATCH: Monitoring Athletes, Trainers, Coaches and Health professionals</div><div>- Knowledge of the epidemiology and severity of injuries and illness in young female elite athletes is lacking</div><div>- A monitor system (surveillance method) was developed for collecting data from questionnaires and physical tests</div><div>- The project resulted in several datasets (see reference to Figshare collection) </div><div><br></div><div><b>Research</b></div><div>- 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.<br></div><div><br></div><div><b>Data</b></div><div>- Participants: 60 young elite Dutch female athletes participating in soccer (n=23), basketball (n=22) and gymnastic (n=15) talent development programmes (CTO Amsterdam). </div><div>- 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.</div><div>- Main outcome measures: average prevalence of injury and incidence density of injury.</div><div>- 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.</div><div>- Because of the sensitive nature of the data, the fileset is confidential and will be shared only under strict conditions. For more information contact researchdata-kcbsv@hva.nl.<br></div>