Search for a surname in the box below and then click "Search" to search for Staff.
Palmer, D. (2019). Enduro Mountain Bike Medical Study. Enduro World Series
Palmer, D., Trewartha, G. & Stokes, K. (2011). Epidemiology of injuries within English youth rugby union. Twickenham, England: Rugby Football Union
Executive Summary. The aim of this research was to determine the rate, severity, type and cause of injuries in English academy and schools (16-18 year olds) rugby union. A two...
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
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...
World Olympians Association
The World Olympians Association (WOA), as part of the International Olympic Committee, would like to find out more about the musculoskeletal issues faced by retired athletes. What the main issues are ...
Scottish Rugby Union
Sports team coaching and support staff face a regular challenge to provide optimal player workloads in order to elicit positive development and performance adaptations, while at the same time minimisi...
Enduro World Series
Enduro World Series (EWS) Injury/Illness Performance Project - surveillance study
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...
Soligard, T., Palmer, D., Steffen, K., Dias Lopes, A., Grant, M., Kim, D., …Engebretsen, L. (in press). Sports injury and illness incidence in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games: a prospective study of 2914 athletes from 92 countries. British Journal of Sports Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2018-100236
Objective: To describe the incidence of injuries and illnesses sustained during the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, hosted by PyeongChang on 9-25 February 2018.
Methods: We recor...
Cooper, D. J., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M. E., & Palmer, D. (2018). Factors associated with pain and osteoarthritis at the hip and knee in Great Britain’s Olympians: a cross-sectional study. British Journal of Sports Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2017-098315
Background: As the first step towards prevention of musculoskeletal disease among elite athletes, knowledge of epidemiology and modifiable risk factors is needed.
Aim: This ...
Cooper, D. J., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M. E., & Palmer, D. (2018). Development and validation of self-reported line drawings of the modified Beighton score for the assessment of generalised joint hypermobility. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 18(11), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-017-0464-8
Background: The impracticalities and comparative expense of carrying out a clinical assessment is an obstacle in many large epidemiological studies. The purpose of this study ...
Soligard, T., Steffen, K., Palmer, D., Alonso, J. M., Bahr, R., Lopes, A. D., …Engebretsen, L. (2017). Sports injury and illness incidence in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Summer Games: A prospective study of 11274 athletes from 207 countries. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(17), 1265-1271. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2017-097956
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...
Cooper, D., Batt, M., Scammell, B., & Palmer-Green, D. (2017). Preventative risk factors for osteoarthritis in Great Britain's Olympians. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 51(4), 308. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2016-097372.64
Cooper, D. J., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M. E. & Palmer-Green, D. (2016). Great Britain's Olympians with generalised joint hypermobility have a higher prevalence of knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 24(Sup. 1), S218. doi:10.1016/j.joca.2016.01.421. ISSN 1063-4584
Purpose: Individuals with generalized joint hypermobility (GJH) are reported, in the clinical setting, to be at greater risk of developing musculoskeletal related joint pain, ...
Palmer-Green, D., Scammell, B., Cooper, D., Cooper, D., Scammell, B. E., Batt, M., & Palmer-Green, D. (2016). The prevalence and factors associated with knee pain in Great Britain's Olympians aged 40 years and older. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 24(Sup.1), S212-S213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2016.01.413
Purpose: affecting approximately one in four adults over the age of 40 years in the UK, knee pain is the most common presenting feature of osteoarthritis (OA). Despite the ple...
Batt, M., Scammell, B., Palmer-Green, D., Batt, M. E., & Scammell, B. E. (2016). Simple advice for a simple ankle sprain? The not so benign ankle injury. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 24(6), (947-948). doi:10.1016/j.joca.2015.12.019. ISSN 1063-4584
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...
Loosemore, M., Lightfoot, J., Palmer-Green, D., Gatt, I., Bilzon, J., & Beardsley, C. (2015). Boxing injury epidemiology in the Great Britain team: a 5-year surveillance study of medically diagnosed injury incidence and outcome. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(17), 1100-1107. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2015-094755
Objectives: there has been no comprehensive injury
report of elite-level amateur boxers in competition and
training. We reviewed injuries in training and
competition in the Gr...
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...
The largest global study into the long-term health issues of Olympians has been launched by the World Olympians Association.
More than 10,000 athletes, who no longer compete at Olympic le...
18 April 2018
Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
2 April 2019