• 2018 International Olympic Committee consensus statement on prevention, diagnosis and management of pediatric anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries 

      Ardern, Clare L.; Ekås, Guri Ranum; Grindem, Hege; Moksnes, Håvard; Anderson, Allen F.; Chotel, Franck; Cohen, Moises; Forssblad, Magnus; Ganley, Theodore J.; Feller, Julian A.; Karlsson, Jón; Kocher, Minider S.; LaPrade, Robert F.; McNamee, Michael; Mandelbaum, Bert; Micheli, Lyle; Mohtadi, Nicholas; Reider, Bruce; Roe, Justin; Seil, Romain; Siebold, Rainer; Silvers-Granelli, Holly J.; Soligard, Torbjørn; Witvrouw, Erik; Engebretsen, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      In October 2017, the International Olympic Committee hosted an international expert group of physiotherapists and orthopaedic surgeons who specialise in treating and researching paediatric ACL injuries. Representatives ...
    • Health protection of the olympic athlete 

      Steffen, Kathrin; Soligard, Torbjørn; Engebretsen, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Protection of the athletes' health is a clearly articulated objective of the International Olympic Committee. Longitudinal surveillance of injuries and illnesses can provide valuable data that may identify high-risk sports ...
    • How do the new Olympic sports compare with the traditional Olympic sports? Injury and illness at the 2018 Youth Olympic Summer Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina 

      Steffen, Kathrin; Soligard, Torbjørn; Mountjoy, Margo; Dallo, Ignacio; Gessara, Alan Maximiliano; Giuria, Hernan; Alamino, Leonel Perez; Rodriguez, Joaquin; Salmina, Natalia; Veloz, Daniel; Budgett, Richard; Engebretsen, Lars (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objective: To describe injuries and illnesses across traditional and new sports among the participating athletes of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Summer Games (BA YOG) (6–18 October 2018). Methods: We recorded the ...
    • How much is too much? (Part 2): International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of illness 

      Schwellnus, Martin; Soligard, Torbjørn; Alonso, Juan-Manuel; Bahr, Roald; Clarsen, Ben; Djikstra, H Paul; Gabett, Tim J.; Gleeson, Michael; Hägglund, Martin; Hutchinson, Mark R.; Rensburg, Christa Janse Van; Meeusen, Romain; Orchard, John W.; Pluim, Babette M.; Raftery, Martin; Budgett, Richard; Engebretsen, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-07-03)
      The modern-day athlete participating in elite sports is exposed to high training loads and increasingly saturated competition calendar. Emerging evidence indicates that inappropriate load management is a significant risk ...
    • Improved reporting of overuse injuries and health problems in sport: an update of the Oslo Sport Trauma Research Center questionnaires 

      Clarsen, Benjamin Matthew; Bahr, Roald; Myklebust, Grethe; Andersson, Stig Haugsbø; Docking, Sean; Drew, Michael; Finch, Caroline F.; Fortington, Lauren Victoria; Harøy, Joar; Khan, Karim; Moreau, Bill; Moore, Isabel S.; Møller, Merete; Nabhan, Dustin; Nielsen, Rasmus Østergaard; Pasanen, Kati; Schwellnus, Martin; Soligard, Torbjørn; Verhagen, Evert (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      In 2013, the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center Overuse Injury Questionnaire (OSTRC-O) was developed to record the magnitude, symptoms and consequences of overuse injuries in sport. Shortly afterwards, a modified version ...
    • Injuries in youth female football: risk factors, prevention and compliance 

      Soligard, Torbjørn (Doctoral thesis, 2011)
      Football is one of the most popular team sports worldwide. Although the positive health benefits of regular physical activity are well-documented, being active also entails a certain risk of injury. In football, studies ...
    • International Olympic Committee consensus statement: methods for recording and reporting of epidemiological data on injury and illness in sport 2020 (including STROBE Extension for Sport Injury and Illness Surveillance (STROBE-SIIS)) 

      Bahr, Roald; Clarsen, Benjamin Matthew; Derman, Wayne; Dvorak, Jiří; Emery, Carolyn A.; Finch, Caroline F.; Hägglund, Martin; Junge, Astrid; Kemp, Simon; Khan, Karim; Marshall, Stephen W.; Meeuwisse, Willem; Margo, Mountjoy; Orchard, John W.; Pluim, Babette M.; Quarrie, Kenneth L.; Reider, Bruce; Schwellnus, Martin; Soligard, Torbjørn; Stokes, Keith; Timpka, Toomas; Verhagen, Evert; Bindra, Abhinav; Budgett, Richard; Engebretsen, Lars; Erdener, Uğur; Chamari, Karim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Injury and illness surveillance, and epidemiological studies, are fundamental elements of concerted efforts to protect the health of the athlete. To encourage consistency in the definitions and methodology used, and to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Research priorities of international sporting federations and the IOC research centres 

      Finch, Caroline F.; Talpey, Scott; Bradshaw, Ashley; Soligard, Torbjørn; Engebretsen, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      BACKGROUND/AIM: To be fully effective, the prevention of injury in sport and promotion of athlete's health needs to be both targeted and underpinned by scientific evidence. This study aimed to identify the research priorities ...
    • Sport injuries and illnesses during the first Winter Youth Olympic Games 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria 

      Ruedl, Gerhard; Schobersberger, Wolfgang; Pocecco, Elena; Blank, Cornelia; Engebretsen, Lars; Soligard, Torbjørn; Steffen, Kathrin; Kopp, Martin; Burtscher, Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-12)
      Data on the injury and illness risk among young elite athletes are of utmost importance, because injuries and illnesses can counter the beneficial effects of sports participation at a young age, if children or adolescents ...
    • Sport Medicine Diagnostic Coding System (SMDCS) and the Orchard Sports Injury and Illness Classification System (OSIICS): Revised 2020 Consensus Versions 

      Orchard, John W.; Meeuwisse, Willem; Derman, Wayne; Hägglund, Martin; Soligard, Torbjørn; Schwellnus, Martin; Bahr, Roald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Coding in sports medicine generally uses sports-specific coding systems rather than the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), because of superior applicability to the profile of injury and illness presentations ...
    • Sports injuries and illnesses in the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Winter Games 

      Steffen, Kathrin; Moseid, Christine Holm; Engebretsen, Lars; Sørberg, Pia K.; Amundsen, Olav; Holm, Kristian; Moger, Thomas; Soligard, Torbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-11-24)
      Background: Injury and illness surveillance during high-level youth sports events is an important first step in health prevention and caretaking of the young elite athletes. Aim: To analyse injuries and illnesses that ...
    • Sports injuries and illnesses in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games 

      Soligard, Torbjørn; Steffen, Kathrin; Palmer-Green, Debbie; Aubry, Mark; Grant, Marie-Elaine; Meeuwisse, Willem; Mountjoy, Margo; Budgett, Richard; Engebretsen, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-01-28)
      Background: Systematic surveillance of injuries and illnesses is the foundation for developing preventive measures in sport. Aim: To analyse the injuries and illnesses that occurred during the XXII Olympic Winter Games, ...
    • Sports Injuries at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics: Use of Diagnostic Imaging Services 

      Guermazi, Ali; Hayashi, Daichi; Jarraya, Mohamed; Crema, Michel D.; Bahr, Roald; Roemer, Frank W.; Grangeiro, Joao; Budgett, Richard; Soligard, Torbjørn; Domingues, Romulo; Skaf, Abdalla; Engebretsen, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Purpose: To describe the occurrence of imaging-depicted sports-related stress injuries, fractures, and muscle and tendon disorders during the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Materials and Methods: Data ...
    • Sports injury and illness incidence in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games: a prospective study of 2914 athletes from 92 countries 

      Soligard, Torbjørn; Palmer, Debbie; Steffen, Kathrin; Lopes, Alexandre Dias; Grant, Marie-Elaine; Kim, DooSup; Lee, Sae Young; Salmina, Natalia; Toresdahl, Brett G; Chang, Joon Young; Budgett, Richard; Engebretsen, Lars (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objective To describe the incidence of injuries and illnesses sustained during the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, hosted by PyeongChang on 9–25 February 2018.MethodsWe recorded the daily number of athlete injuries and illnesses ...
    • Sports injury and illness incidence in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Summer Games: A prospective study of 11274 athletes from 207 countries 

      Soligard, Torbjørn; Steffen, Kathrin; Palmer, Debbie; Alonso, Juan Manuel; Bahr, Roald; Lopes, Alexandre Dias; Dvořák, Jiří A.; Grant, Marie-Elaine; Meeuwisse, Willem; Mountjoy, Margo; Pena Costa, Leonardo Oliveira; Salmina, Natalia; Budgett, Richard; Engebretsen, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Objective: To describe the pattern of injuries and illnesses sustained during the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, hosted by Rio de Janeiro from 5 to 21 August 2016. Methods: We recorded the daily incidence of athlete injuries ...
    • The London 2012 Summer Olympic Games: An analysis of usage of the Olympic Village ‘Polyclinic’ by competing athletes 

      Vanhegan, Ivor S.; Palmer-Green, Debbie; Soligard, Torbjørn; Steffen, Kathrin; O'Connor, Philip; Bethapudi, Sarath; Budgett, Richard; Haddad, Fares S.; Engebretsen, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-03-06)
      The London 2012 Summer Olympic Games involved 10 568 elite athletes representing 204 competing nations. To manage the varied healthcare needs of this diverse population, a Polyclinic was constructed in the athletes’ village. ...