Chapter 3. Developing and Managing an Injury Prevention Program within the Team

  1. Roald Bahr MD, PhD2 and
  2. Lars Engebretsen MD, PhD2,3
  1. Andrew McIntosh PhD, MBiomedE, BAppSci (PT)1 and
  2. Roald Bahr MD, PhD2

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303612.ch3

Sports Injury Prevention

Sports Injury Prevention

How to Cite

McIntosh, A. and Bahr, R. (2009) Developing and Managing an Injury Prevention Program within the Team, in Sports Injury Prevention (eds R. Bahr and L. Engebretsen), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303612.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Risk and Safety Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

  2. 2

    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

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Keywords:

  • developing and managing injury prevention program within teams;
  • risk control - injury prevention;
  • injury prevention agreement within the team;
  • roles of medical staff;
  • developing injury surveillance program within teams;
  • review of training and competition program;
  • preseason or preparticipation examinations - routinely done on athletes;
  • preseason examinations and preventing injuries for medico-legal reasons;
  • return to play following injury

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Principles of risk management

  • The roles of the medical staff

  • Equipment and facilities

  • References

  • Further reading