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...
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, ...
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...
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.
Palmer-Green, D. & Elliott, N. (2014). Sports injury and illness epidemiology - Great Britain Olympic Team (TeamGB) surveillance during the Sochi 2014 winter Olympic games. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 49, 25-29. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2014-094206. ISSN 0306-3674
Background: sports injury and illness surveillance is the
first step in injury and illness prevention, and is important
for the protection of both athlete health and performan...