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.

No negative effects reported on cartilage lesions 5–9 years after ACL reconstruction

The results from a recently published study on the mid- to long-term outcome after ACL-reconstruction questions the understanding that patients with a concomitant cartilage lesion do not recover to the same extent as patients with an isolated ACL-tear.

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Health conditions detected in a comprehensive periodic health evaluation of 558 professional football players

A recently published study football players in Qatar revealed that a targeted comprehensive Periodic Health Evaluation (PHE) detected a high prevalence of health conditions requiring treatment, further investigations or recommendation to follow-up.

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Illness is not a major contributor to illness in male professional football

A recent study from the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center (OSTRC) and the Football Research Group Sweden (FRG) have shown that illness is not a major contributor to illness in male professional football compared to illness.

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Bahr and Engebretsen awarded for the Nordic Prize in Medicine

Professor Roald Bahr and Professor Lars Engebretsen were awarded the Nordic Prize in Medicine by His Royal Highness Prince Daniel during a reception on January 27 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden.

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