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Sports Orthopaedics

 

Current projects:

  • Prevalance of hip joint injuries especially the hip impingment syndrome in elite badminton, football (soccer) field hockey players (mainly) based on the "fit to compete examination
  • 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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