Part 1: Summer Sports.
1 Aquatics (Sasinos Stavrianeas).
2 Archery (John C. Hildenbrand IV and Ghazi M. Rayan).
3 Athletics (Mitchell J. Rauh and Caroline A. Macera).
4 Badminton (Martin Fahlsröm).
5 Baseball (Glenn S. Fleisig, Christoher S. McMichael and James R. Andrews).
Basketball (Gaylene McKay and Jill Cook).
7 Boxing (Tsharni Zazryn and Paul Mccrory).
8 Cycling (Abdrew L. Pruitt and Todd M. Carver).
9 Equestrian (Paul Mccrory and Michael Turner).
10 Fencing (Peter A. Harmer).
11 Field Hockey (Karen Murtaugh).
12 Gymnastics (Gregory S. Kolt and Dennis J. Caine).
13 Judo (Peter A. Harmer).
14 Modern Pentathlon (Jens Kelm).
15 Rowing (Jane Rumball).
16 Sailing (Vernon Neville).
17 Soccer (Football) (Carolyn A. Emery).
18 Softball (Stephen W. Marshall and Johna K. Register-Mihalik).
19 Taekwondo (Willey Pieter).
20 Team Handball (Handball) (Grethe Myklebust).
21 Tennis (Babette M. Pluim and J. Bart Staal).
22 Triathlon (Veronica E. Vleck and David J. Bentley).
23 Volleyball (Evert Verhagen).
24 Weightlifting (Justin W. L. Keogh).
25 Wrestling (Dennis J. Caine, Kasey Young and Warren B. Howe).
Part 2: Winter Sports.
26 Alpine Skiing (Tonje Wale Flørened and Arne Ekeland).
27 Figure Skating (Caroline G. Caine).
28 Ice Hockey (Brenda H.F. Lau and Brian W. Benson).
29 Snowboarding (Kelly Russell, Brent E. Hagel and Claude Goulet).
Part 3: Paralympic Sports.
30 Paralympic Sports (A.D.J. Webborn).
Part 4: Injury Prevention and Further Research.
31 Injury Prevention in Sports (Melissa A. Schiff and Rebekah O'Halloran).
32 Conclusions and Further Research (Peter A. Harmer).
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