Soligard, T., Steffen, K., Palmer, D., Alonso, J. M., Bahr, R., Lopes, A. D., …Engebretsen, L. (2017). Sports injuries and illnesses in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic summer games: A prospective study of 11 274 athletes from 207 countries. British Journal of Sports Medicine. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-097956. ISSN 0306-3674
Objective: To describe the pattern of injuries and illnesses sustained during the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, hosted by Rio de Janeiro from 5 to 21 August2016.
Methods: We re...
Palmer-Green, D. (2015). Epidemiology of Sports Injuries and Illnesses. In ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine, 1-4. (4th). Wiley. ISBN 978-1-118-77752-7, 978-1-118-77751-0
• Sports injury and illness epidemiology research is continuing to
• Study design and methods can influence the conclusions made
• The definition of injury/illne...
Soligard, T., Steffen, C., Palmer-Green, D., Aubry, M., Grant, M., Meeuwisse, W., …Engebretsen, L. (2015). Sports injuries and illnesses in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 49, 441-447. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2014-094538. ISSN 0306-3674
Background: systematic surveillance of injuries and
illnesses is the foundation for developing preventive
measures in sport.
Aim: to analyse the injuries and illnesses that oc...
Arthritis Research UK
This is an Arthritis research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis funded research project collaboration between the University of Nottingham (lead) and Edinburgh Napier University. The s...
Palmer-Green, D., Stokes, K., Fuller, C., England, M., Kemp, S. & Trewartha, G. (2014). Training activities and injuries in English youth academy and schools rugby union. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 43, 475-481. doi:10.1177/0363546514560337. ISSN 0363-5465
Background: all rugby training activities carry an injury risk, but in the training environment these injury risks should be more controllable than during matches.
Engebretsen, L., Soligard, T., Steffen, K., Alonso, J. M., Aubry, M., Budgett, R., …Renström, P. A. (2013). Sports injuries and illnesses during the London Summer Olympic Games 2012. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 47(7), 407-414. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092380. ISSN 0306-3674
Background The Olympic Movement Medical Code encourages all stakeholders to ensure that sport is practised without danger to the health of the athletes. Systematic surveillanc...
Palmer-Green, D. S., Stokes, K. A., Fuller, C. W., England, M., Kemp, S. P. T. & Trewartha, G. (2013). Match injuries in English youth academy and schools rugby union, an epidemiological study. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 41(4), 749-755. doi:10.1177/0363546512473818. ISSN 0363-5465
Background - Numerous injury epidemiology studies have reported injury patterns in senior rugby union, but investigations in youth rugby are limited.
Purpose - To describe the...
Palmer-Green, D., Thomas, H., Danny, H., Chris, P., Kay, R., Rod, J. & Glenn, H. (2014, April). An epidemiological study of injury and illness in the British Skeleton Squad 2009 -2013. Poster presented at IOC International Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport, Monaco
Background Injury and illness prevention can have not only
athlete health benefits but also potential positive performance
gains in elite sport. Valid injury/illness surveilla...
Palmer-Green, D., Brownlow, M., Hopkins, J., Eley, J., Jaques, R. & Hunter, G. (2014, April). Epidemiological study of injury and illness in Great Britain short-track speed skating. Poster presented at IOC International Conference on prevention of injury and illness in sport, Monaco
Background Prevention of injury and illness in elite sport can have not only athlete health benefits but also potential positive performance gains. As the first step towards p...
Palmer-Green, D., Burt, P., Jaques, R. & Hunter, G. (2014, April). Epidemiological study of injury in British cycling: 2011-2013. Poster presented at IOC International conference on prevention of injury and illness in Sport, Monaco
Background Prevention of injury in elite sport can have not only athlete health benefits but also potential positive performance gains. As the first step towards prevention, v...