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Sports injuries and illnesses in the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Winter Games
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-11-24)
Background: Injury and illness surveillance during high-level youth sports events is an important first step in health prevention and caretaking of the young elite athletes. Aim: To analyse injuries and illnesses that ...
Sports injuries and illnesses during the European Youth Olympic Festival 2013
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-04)
BACKGROUND: The European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) is a biennial sporting event of nine Olympic Summer Sports for talented athletes, aged 13-18 years, from all over Europe. OBJECTIVE: To analyse the injuries ...
Injuries in female youth football : prevention, performance and risk factors
(Doctoral thesis, 2008)
Female football has experienced an enormous increase in popularity and in the number of active players worldwide. Previous research in female football has shown that the overall injury rate for female players is nearly ...
The role of sports physiotherapy at the London 2012 Olympic Games
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-11)
Background: There is a lack of information on the utilisation of physiotherapy services at the Olympic Games. Aim: To better understand the athlete and non-athlete requirements of the physiotherapy services at the Olympic ...
The effect of coach and player injury knowledge, attitudes and beliefs on adherence to the FIFA 11+ programme in female youth soccer
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-06-13)
Background: Injury knowledge and beliefs influence uptake of prevention programmes, but the relationship between knowledge, beliefs and adherence remains unclear. Aim: To describe injury knowledge and beliefs among ...
The London 2012 Summer Olympic Games: An analysis of usage of the Olympic Village ‘Polyclinic’ by competing athletes
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-03-06)
The London 2012 Summer Olympic Games involved 10 568 elite athletes representing 204 competing nations. To manage the varied healthcare needs of this diverse population, a Polyclinic was constructed in the athletes’ village. ...
The IOC Centres of Excellence bring prevention to Sports Medicine
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-09)
The protection of an athlete’s health and preventing injuries and illnesses in sport are top priorities for the IOC and its Medical Commission. The IOC therefore partners with selected research centres around the world and ...
The International Olympic Committee Consensus Statement on age determination in high-level young athletes
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-06)
ECSS Position Statement 2009: prevention of acute sports injuries
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-06-09)
To maximize the health benefits of sports and exercise and to minimize the direct and indirect costs associated with injuries, developing and adopting injury prevention strategies is an important goal. The aim of this ECSS ...
IOC consensus paper on the use of platelet-rich plasma in sports medicine
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-12)
Acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries in sports are common and problematic for both athletes and clinicians. A significant proportion of these injuries remain difficult to treat, and many athletes suffer from decreased ...