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.

Low back pain in female elite football- and handball players

A newly published study from Norwegian elite sports in Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Artroscopi revealed the prevalence of low back pain (LBP) among  female top level handball and football players.

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New PhD-thesis among Norway's best female footballer players

Physiotherapist Agnethe Nilstad from the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center has through her PhD-work investigated risk factors for lower extremity injuries in female football players and how sports physiotherapists can utilize screening as a step to prevent injuries.

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Rune Bruhn Jakobsen defends his PhD thesis on stems cells in cartilage repair

Monday June 16, MD Rune B Jakobsen will defend his PhD thesis on "Mesenchymal stem cells in cartilage repair. Studies of chondrogenesis in vitro and in vivo».

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Physiotherapists can identify female athletes with high knee valgus angles in vertical drop jumps

This key message is one of the results of a PhD-project from the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center recently published in Journal of Orthopeadic and Sports Physical Therapy.

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