Chapter 2. A Systematic Approach to Sports Injury Prevention

  1. Roald Bahr MD, PhD3 and
  2. Lars Engebretsen MD, PhD3,4
  1. Willem Meeuwisse MD, PhD Professor Chair1,2 and
  2. Roald Bahr MD, PhD3

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303612.ch2

Sports Injury Prevention

Sports Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Meeuwisse, W. and Bahr, R. (2009) A Systematic Approach to Sports Injury Prevention, in Sports Injury Prevention (eds R. Bahr and L. Engebretsen), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303612.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Sports Medicine, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo, Norway

  2. 4

    Orthopaedic Center, Ullevaal University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre Faculty of Kinesiology, Canada

  2. 2

    Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  3. 3

    Department of Sports Medicine, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162449

Online ISBN: 9781444303612

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • systematic approach to sports injury prevention;
  • injury prevention in sport - numerous benefits;
  • sequence of injury prevention research;
  • model of injury prevention research;
  • object of surveillance - enumerating extent of injury in given group;
  • classification of injury into body regions and injury types;
  • injury recurrence;
  • determining causes of injury;
  • implementing injury prevention programs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sequence of injury prevention research

  • Injury surveillance

  • Determining the causes of injury

  • Developing intervention methods and programs

  • Implementing injury prevention programs

  • References

  • Further reading