Injuries during the European Youth Olympic Festival

Which injuries occured during the 2015 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival?

In 2008, the International Olympics Committee developed an illness surveillance system to protect young healthy athletes, and to prevent injuries. Although recent data concerning injuries and illnesses from the traditional Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver 2010 and in Sochi 2014 is existent, only one study evaluated injury risks in young elite athletes in a winter multi-sport event in 2012. Thus, this study aimed to investigate the injury and illness occurence during the 12th W-EYOF in 2015.

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