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BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Team sport athletes’ perceptions and use of recovery strategies: a mixed-methods survey study

BMC Sports Science, Medicine and RehabilitationBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted20179:6

Received: 19 October 2016

Accepted: 17 February 2017

Published: 24 February 2017

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Original Submission
19 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rachel Venter
17 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Richard Crevenna
5 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Fiona Crowther
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
24 Feb 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13102-017-0071-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

College of Healthcare Sciences, James Cook University
Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University
Sport & Health Sciences, University of St Mark and St John
Australian Institute of Sport