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, 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...
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
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...
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. (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...
Soligard, T., Steffen, K., 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(7), 441-447. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2014-094538
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...