Back to the Future – Summing up 20 years of Scandinavian hamstring injury prevention research

This is one of the presentations by Prof Roald Bahr with the above title during the IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport earlier this year in March 2017 in Monaco. This is the first presentation during the hamstring injury prevention session. In his talk Prof Roald Bahr lays out the…

Kristian Thorborg: Implementation issues in hamstring injury prevention – challenges and opportunities

This is one of the presentations at the IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport earlier this year in March 2017 in Monaco. Again please find that all the presentations are actually available online, really kudos to the IOC for making them freely accessible. This presentation is by Kristian Thorborg with…

Economic impact study: neuromuscular training reduces the burden of injuries and costs compared to standard warm-up in youth soccer

A study from University of Calgary in Canada published Nov 2016 last year. This article is not open access. “Results Along with a 38% reduction in injury risk (rate difference=−1.27/1000 player hours (95% CI −0.33 to −2.2)), healthcare costs were reduced by 43% in the NMT group (−$689/1000 player hours (95% CI −$1741 to $234)) compared…

Trends in Pediatric and Adolescent Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries in Victoria, Australia 2005–2015

New study reports the rate of ACL injuries in 5-14 year olds in Victoria, Australia from 2005-2015. This article is open access. “There was a total of 320 cases and the overall annual rate of ACL injuries increased by 147.8% from 2.74 per 100,000 population in 2005/2006 to 6.79 per 100,000 in 2014/2015. The majority…