Clin J Sport Med 2021 Mar 1. Epub 2021 Mar 1.
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Paediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Federation International de Natation (aquatics) (FINA) Sports Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland; and Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.
Objective: The shoulder is the most common injury in swimming, followed by the knee and spine. The repetitive nature of swimming training may predispose a swimmer to injury. Several risk factors have been previously identified, but the level of evidence and level of certainty that these risk factors predispose a swimmer to injury risk has yet to be evaluated critically in a systematic review. Read More