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…

Time to RTP after hamstring injury

This is a study from Feb 2016 by Phil Jacobsen and colleagues at Aspetar on using physical examination to predict RTP times. The full title is: A combination of initial and follow-up physiotherapist examination predicts physician-determined time to return to play after hamstring injury, with no added value of MRI Basically they used a number…

Higher Drop in Speed during a Repeated Sprint Test in Soccer Players Reporting Former Hamstring Strain Injury

An interesting article investigating rehab deficits of soccer players with previous HSI found a greater drop in speed during a repeated sprint test. This article was published by a group of researchers in Norway in Jan 2017. “Results: Players who reported HSI during the previous two years (16%) had a significantly higher drop in speed…