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.

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.

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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.

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Jan Harald Røtterud defends his PhD-thesis March 6th

Friday, March 6th 2015, orthopedic surgeon and researcher Jan Harald Røtterud defends his thesis for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD): "Focal cartilage lesions in anterior cruciate ligament-injured knees - Incidence, risk, prognosis and treatment".

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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.

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