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Lars Engebretsen and Roald Bahr awarded for the Nordic Prize in Medicine
Professor Lars Engebretsen and professor Roald Bahr have been awarded the Nordic Prize in Medicine for their extraordinary research capacity in sports and exercise medicine. The prize of one million Swedish Crowns will be awarded in Stockholm in January.
MRI does not add value over and above patient history and clinical examination in predicting time to RTS after acute hamstring injuries
A recently published study including 180 male athletes concluded that the additional value of MRI for predicting time to return to sport (RTS) after acute hamstring injuries was negligible, compared to baseline patient history and clinical examinations alone.
OSTRC trains Olympic sports medicine doctors
Twenty-three physicians from all over the world traveled to Oslo to officially finish their 2-year distance-learning program in sports medicine. This is the first group of a total of 60 doctors to complete the new Sports Medicine Diploma offered by the IOC.
High risk of injury among World Cup Telemark athletes
A new study from the Oslo Sports Trauma Research in BJSM revealed that the risk of injury among the world's best telemark athletes is high compared to the other FIS disciplines alpine skiing, snowboarding, and freestyle.
Marianne Martinsen defends her PhD on the prevention of eating disorders among young elite athletes
Friday, February 13, PhD-student Marianne Martinsen defended her PhD-thesis "Preventing eating disorders among young male and female elite athletes" at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.
PhD-defense on a new method for recording overuse injuries in sports
Tuesday, Jan 20, PT Ben Clarsen defended his PhD-thesis ”Overuse injuries in Sport – Development, validation and application of a new surveillance method” at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences in Oslo.
OSTRC among 9 centers worldwide recognized as IOC Research Centers
The International Olympic Committee have appointed nine research centers from across the world to become IOC Research Centers for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health for the period 2015 – 2018. The Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, one of the four inaugural centers appointed in 2009, is one of them.
“Successful injury prevention in Norwegian handball” one of the top 15 trials in the world
Norway, the Department of Sports Medicine at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences and the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, is represented with 2 of the 15 most recognized trials in physiotherapy in the world!
Cardiac screening of 595 professional soccer players - new PhD
On September 23, MD Hilde Moseby Berge will defend her PhD-thesis "The Norwegian athlete’s heart. Cardiac screening of 595 professional soccer players".
New PhD thesis among Norwegian professional football players
On Friday, September 19, MD John Bjøreboe will defend his PhD thesis on "Injury surveillance and prevention in male professional football".