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Reliability of three-dimensional kinematic gait data in adults with spinal cord injury
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-09-14)
Objectives: Three-dimensional gait analysis has been recommended as part of standardized gait assessment in people with spinal cord injury. The aim was to investigate inter- and intra-session reliabilities of gait kinematics ...
Association between Lower Extremity Muscle Strength and Noncontact ACL Injuries
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
Purpose: This study aimed to prospectively investigate the association between isolated and functional lower extremity muscle strength and the risk for noncontact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in Norwegian female ...
Psychosocial stress factors, including the relationship with the coach, and their influence on acute and overuse injury risk in elite female football players
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
Background: The relationship between specific types of stressors (eg, teammates, coach) and acute versus overuse injuries is not well understood. Objective: To examine the roles of different types of stressors as well as ...
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)
More data needed on injury risk among young elite athletes
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-05)
Injuries can counter the beneficial effects of sports participation at a young age if a child or adolescent is unable to continue to participate because of residual effects of injury. Independent of activity level, injuries ...
Sports injuries and illnesses during the Winter Olympic Games 2010
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010-09)
Background: Identification of high-risk sports, including their most common and severe injuries and illnesses, will facilitate the identification of sports and athletes at risk at an early stage. Aim: To analyse the ...
Fit for the fight? illnesses in the norwegian team in the Vancouver olympic games
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-03-09)
Background The development of strategies to prevent illnesses before and during Olympic Games provides a basis for improved health and Olympic results. Objective (1) To document the efficacy of a prevention programme ...
The Youth Olympic Games and a new awakening for sports and exercise medicine
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)