Individual Study / Nielsen et al.; Orthop J Sports Med. 2013

Predictors of Running-Related Injuries Among 930 Novice Runners: A 1-Year Prospective Follow-up Study

Predictors of Running-Related Injuries Among 930 Novice Runners: A 1-Year Prospective Follow-up Study

Initiatives -
To identify demographic and behavioral risk factors associated with running-related injuries. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2011
Funding
Adidas, Herzogenaurach (Germany), and Garmin International Inc (Olathe, Kansas, USA) provided the research group with discounts on running shoes and GPS watches. The Danish Rheumatism Organization provided financial support.

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
A total of 52 training sessions during the 1-year follow-up.

Marker Paper

Nielsen RO, Buist I, Parner ET, et al. Predictors of Running-Related Injuries Among 930 Novice Runners: A 1-Year Prospective Follow-up Study. Orthop J Sports Med. 2013;1(1):2325967113487316. Published 2013 May 2. doi:10.1177/2325967113487316

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Number of participants

Number of participants
930
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

A total of 930 individuals were included in the study,
Selection Criteria
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Denmark
Territory
Jutland
Ethnic Origin
Health Status
  • Only healthy novice runners

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population
General Population
  • Volunteer enrolment

Number of participants

Number of participants
930
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
All participants quantified their running volume by global positioning system (GPS) and used a neutral running shoe.
Start Date
2011-07
End Date
2011-08
Data sources
  • Geospatial technology
    • Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) (e.g. GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, etc.)