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.

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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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.

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