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...
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 ...
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. (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...
Vanhegan, I. S., Palmer-Green, D., Soligard, T., Steffen, K., O'Connor, P., Bethapudi, S., …Engebretsen, L. (2013). The London 2012 Summer Olympic Games - an analysis of usage of the Olympic Village ‘Polyclinic’ by competing athletes. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 47(7), 415-419. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092325. ISSN 0306-3674
Background The London 2012 Summer Olympic Games involved 10 568 elite athletes representing 204 competing nations. To manage the varied healthcare needs of this diver...
Palmer-Green, D. S., Stokes, K. A., Fuller, C. W., England, M., Kemp, S. P., & 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. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546512473818
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., Fuller, C., Jaques, R. & Hunter, G. (2012). The Injury/Illness Performance Project (IIPP): A Novel Epidemiological Approach for Recording the Consequences of Sports Injuries and Illnesses. Journal of sports medicine. 2013, 1-9. doi:10.1155/2013/523974. ISSN 2314-6176
Background. Describing the frequency, severity, and causes of sports injuries and illnesses reliably is important for quantifying the
risk to athletes and providing direction ...