Priorities for reducing the burden of injuries in sport: the example of Australian Football

Belinda J Gabbe, Caroline F Finch and Peter A Cameron
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2007.tb00913.x
Published online: 19 March 2007

To the Editor: Safe sports participation has become a key national issue, especially in view of the potential for concerns about safety to inhibit sports participation,1 in a nation where obesity rates are rising2 and more exercise is recommended.

  • 1 Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 School of Human Movement and Sport Sciences, University of Ballarat, Ballarat, VIC.


Belinda Gabbe was supported by a Public Health Research Fellowship (237024) and Caroline Finch by a Principal Research Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia.


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