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Injury and Rehabilitation

The Injury and Rehabilitation theme comprises a multidisciplinary research group focusing on developing and evaluating sports and exercise injury centred evidence-based practice.

Theme leads

The group harnesses the Faculty of Sport, Allied Health and Performance Science’s reputation for research excellence across disciplines including psychology, biomechanics, physiology, and sports medicine to produce:

  • Injury defining outputs;
  • Pro-active injury prevention strategies through the identification of risk factors, and the development and evaluation of injury screening;
  • Reactive injury strategies to advance, validate and expedite injury assessment, management, and return-to-sport strategies.

The research group focus covers expertise in both sexes, the elite through to grassroots level, and youth through to senior age groups in sports and physical activity participation.

Our latest research

Video One: Research on womens football: a scoping review

Video Two: How to use blood flow restriction training - guidelines