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.

Now available - final program for the 2014 IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport

Experts across the world will soon convene in Monaco for the 4th IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport. The final program is now available.

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Kirsten Lundgreen defends PhD thesis on rotator cuff tendinopathy

Friday April 4, MD Kirsten Lundgreen will defend her PhD thesis on "The role of apoptosis in rotator cuff tendinopathy".

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“Microfracture-“ and “mosaicplasty technique” both provide satisfactory long-term outcome following surgery for cartilage lesions of the knee

... but no functional or radiological differences were detected at 10 years follow-up. This is the message from a research team from the OSTRC and Akershus University Hospital who recently published the results from their randomized controlled trial in the KSSTA-Journal.

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Why do elite female soccer players get injured?

Results from a recent study conducted at the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center indicate that a greater BMI was associated with new injuries to the lower limbs. In addition, players with a previous ACL injury had a significantly higher risk of new knee injury to the same side.

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