Study on Delhi

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This means that the lack of standardisation of injury definitions may affect study results.[2, 3, 5, 9-15] For instance, Bovens, et al. [16] used a broad definition of running-related injury as “any physical complaint developed in relation with running activities and causing restriction in running distance, speed, duration or frequency”; they found an injury incidence of 84.9%. On the other hand, Blair, et al. [17] adopted a more stringent definition of running-related injury as “an injury that causes the runners to stop running for at least seven days”; they found a lower injury incidence of 24%. The higher rate of injury found in the first study may be due to the lack of a specific period of interruption or time off from running in the definition used, in contrast to the definition used in the second study, which clearly specifies the period of…
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