• 2016 Consensus statement on return to sport from the First World Congress in Sports Physical Therapy, Bern 

      Ardern, Clare L.; Glasgow, Philip; Schneiders, Anthony; Witvrouw, Erik; Clarsen, Benjamin; Cools, Ann; Gojanovic, Boris; Griffin, Steffan; Khan, Karim M.; Moksnes, Håvard; Mutch, Stephen A.; Phillips, Nicola; Reurink, Gustaaf; Sadler, Robin; Silbernagel, Karin Grävare; Thorborg, Kristian; Wangensteen, Arnlaug; Wilk, Kevin E.; Bizzini, Mario (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Deciding when to return to sport after injury is complex and multifactorial—an exercise in risk management. Return to sport decisions are made every day by clinicians, athletes and coaches, ideally in a collaborative way. ...
    • Exercise and pregnancy in recreational and elite athletes: 2016/17 evidence summary from the IOC expert group meeting, Lausanne. Part 4 - recommendations for future research 

      Bø, Kari; Artal, Raul; Barakat, Ruben; Brown, Wendy J.; Davies, Gregory A. L,; Dooley, Mike; Evenson, Kelly R.; Haakstad, Lene Annette Hagen; Kayser, Bengt; Kinnunen, Tarja I.; Larsen, Karin; Mottola, Michelle F.; Nygaard, Ingrid; van Poppel, Mireille; Stuge, Britt; Khan, Karim M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This is Part 4 in the series of reviews from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) expert committee on exercise and pregnancy in recreational and elite athletes. Part 1 focused on the effects of training during pregnancy ...
    • Health conditions detected in a comprehensive periodic health evaluation of 558 

      Bakken, Arnhild; Targett, Stephen; Bere, Tone; Adamuz, Maria-Carmen; Tol, Johannes L.; Whiteley, Rod; Wilson, Mathew G.; Witvrouw, Erik; Khan, Karim M.; Bahr, Roald (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-03-24)
      Background: Despite widespread use of periodic health evaluation (PHE) to detect and prevent injury and illness in athletes, its effectiveness in detecting health conditions and relevant risk factors is still debated. ...
    • How much is too much? (Part 1): International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of injury 

      Solligard, Torbjørn; Schwellnus, Martin; Alonso, Juan-Manuel; Bahr, Roald; Clarsen, Ben; Djikstra, H Paul; Gabbett, Tim; Gleeson, Michael; Hägglund, Martin; Hutchinson, Mark R.; van Rensburg, Christa Janse; Khan, Karim M.; Meeusen, Romain; Orchard, John W.; Pluim, Babette M.; Raftery, Martin; Budgett, Richard; Engebretsen, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-05)
      Athletes participating in elite sports are exposed to high training loads and increasingly saturated competition calendars. Emerging evidence indicates that poor load management is a major risk factor for injury. The ...
    • Increased mast cell numbers in human patellar tendinosis: correlation with symptom duration and vascular hyperplasia 

      Scott, Alexander; Lian, Øystein; Bahr, Roald; Hart, David A.; Duronio, Vincent; Khan, Karim M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-02-28)
      Objectives: The cellular basis of painful tendon overuse pathology (tendinosis) is poorly understood. It has been suggested that because of the close anatomical associations between mast cells and vessels in connective ...
    • Increased versican content is associated with tendinosis pathology in the patellar tendon of athletes with jumper's knee 

      Scott, Alexander; Lian, Øystein; Roberts, Clive C.; Cook, Jill L.; Handley, Christopher J.; Bahr, Roald; Samiric, Tom; Illic, Mirna Z.; Parkinson, John; Hart, David A.; Duronio, Vincent; Khan, Karim M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2007-12-07)
      Expansion of the extracellular matrix is a prominent but poorly characterized feature of tendinosis. The present study aimed to characterize the extent and distribution of the large aggregating proteoglycan versican in ...
    • Prevention and management of non-communicable disease: The IOC consensus statement, Lausanne 2013 

      Matheson, Gordon; Klügl, Martin; Engebretsen, Lars; Bendiksen, Fredrik; Blair, Steven N.; Börjesson, Mats; Budgett, Richard; Derman, Wayne; Erdener, Ugur; Ioannidis, John P. A.; Khan, Karim M.; Martinez, Rodrigo; van Mechelen, Willem; Mountjoy, Margo; Sallis, Robert E.; Schwellnus, Martin; Shultz, Rebecca; Soligard, Torbjørn; Steffen, Kathrin; Sundberg, Carl Johan; Weiler, Richard; Ljungqvist, Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-11)
      Morbidity and mortality from preventable, non-communicable chronic disease (NCD) threatens the health of our populations and our economies. The accumulation of vast amounts of scientific knowledge has done little to change ...
    • Sport and exercise as contributors to the health of nations 

      Khan, Karim M.; Thompson, Angela M.; Blair, Steven N.; Sallis, James F.; Powell, Kenneth E.; Bull, Fiona C.; Bauman, Adrian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-07-07)
      Self-reported rates of participation in sport vary by country. In the UK, about 40% of men and women aged 16 years or older participate in at least one sport every week. Although few data exist to assess ...