Short-Term Absenteeism and Health Care Utilization Due to Lower Extremity Injuries Among Novice Runners: A Prospective Cohort Study

Dirk-Wouter Smits*, Bionka Huisstede, Evert Verhagen, Henk van der Worp, Bas Kluitenberg, Marienke van Middelkoop, Fred Hartgens, Frank Backx

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13 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)502-509
JournalClinical Journal of Sport Medicine
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016


  • running
  • injuries
  • lower extremities
  • absenteeism
  • health care

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