TABLE 1

Search Terms and Number of Articles Generated

Search Terms (Including MeSH Terms)Reference DatabaseNo. Identified Studies
1. (Specialization or specialization or single-sport or y-round)EBSCO-CINAHL7267
Medline (Ovid)41 719
PubMed41 739
EBSCO-SPORTDiscus2749
Cochrane81
2. (Specialization or specialization or single-sport or y-round) AND (overuse OR injury OR chronic OR gradual onset OR repetitive stress)EBSCO-CINAHL477
Medline (Ovid)1401
PubMed1879
EBSCO-SPORTDiscus195
Cochrane55
3. (Overuse OR injury OR chronic OR gradual onset OR repetitive stress) AND (young OR youth OR pediatric OR high school OR child* OR adolescent)EBSCO-CINAHL412
Medline (Ovid)380
PubMed533
EBSCO-SPORTDiscus106
Cochrane53
4. (young OR youth OR pediatric OR high school OR child* OR adolescent) AND (athlete OR athletes OR sports)EBSCO-CINAHL87
Medline (Ovid)73
PubMed108
EBSCO- SPORTDiscus98
Cochrane12