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Sports Orthopaedics

 

Current projects:

  • Prevalance of hip joint injuries especially the hip impingment syndrome in elite badminton and football (soccer) players (mainly) based on the "fit to compete examination (fundedn by the German Institute for Sport Sciences (BISp))
  • Head injuries in football (soccer)
  • Database on injuries in German male professional football (soccer) (in cooperation with the football magazine Kicker ®)

 

Completed projects:

  • Development of a screening tool to predict injuries in football (soccer)
  • Mulitcenter study on injury prevention in children’s football (soccer) (funded by FIFA®)
  • Injury epidemiology in male veteran football (soccer ) players (funded by the German Football Association DFB and FIFA®)
  • Injury prevention in male veteran football (soccer) players using „FIFA 11+“(funded by the German Football Association DFB and FIFA®)
  • Injury prediction in male veteran football (soccer) players using the FMS® (funded by the German Football Association DFB and FIFA®)
  • Effects of a shortened winter break on injury characteristics in German male professional football (soccer)
  • Evaluation of the current status of German male veteran football (soccer) players. Preventive effects and cardiovascular and orthopaedic risk factors of football (soccer) (funded by the German Football Association DFB).
  •  Injury prediction in female football (soccer) players using the FMS®

 

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