Originally Posted by Michael Dowling
trying to track injury rates amongst crossfit would be impossible, too many loosely affiliated gyms and people doing it on their own. crossfit is also such a broad term, heck many of the posters here don't even seem to do crossfit anymore, but some strength program or hybrid program. if someone got hurt at an affiliate with back squats on a heavy 5-5-5 is that a CF injury?
It is impossible to track anything with 100% accuracy. Maybe you can only account for "reported injuries" or "injuries at a crossfit gym"... what ever. You could also track it by doctor visits. Lots of ways. Nothing is perfect, but you can always adjust your control (crossfit vs. x) to compensate.