The aim of the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center is to prevent injuries and other health problems in sports through research on risk factors, injury mechanisms, and prevention methods, with a particular focus on football, team handball, and alpine skiing/snowboarding.

PhD-defense on a new method for recording overuse injuries in sports

On Tuesday, Jan 20, PT Ben Clarsen will defend 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.