GRoin Injury Prevention (GRIP) study

<p><b>GRoin Injury Prevention (GRIP) study</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><i>Project</i></p><p>· GRIP > project about groin injuries in Dutch elite soccer players.<br></p> <p>· Groin injury > one of the most common injuries in soccer, long rehabilitation period, high risk of sustaining a recurrent injury. </p> <p>· Therefore > important to study the prevention and rehabilitation of groin injuries.</p><p><br></p><p><i>Research</i></p> <p>· Objective = to get more insight in the risk factors <u>and</u> the treatment of a groin injury.</p> <p>· 3 research questions: </p> <p>1. How many soccer players will get injured during one soccer season?</p> <p>2. What are the risk factors for sustaining a groin injury?</p> <p>3. Which treatment is the most effective for players with a groin injury?</p><p><br></p><p><i>Data</i></p><p>· Participants: approx. 300 players of professional soccer clubs (first + second division in the Netherlands).</p> <p>· Start of the season: screening of all participants > questionnaire (to collect baseline characteristics of the players + HAGOS), measurements/physical tests (ROM hip, strength and performance tests).</p> <p>· During the season (2015-2016): training exposure will be recorded by a member of the medical staff. Also information about groin injuries in their team will be registered (details about the injury* <u>and</u> the recovery period) and repeated measurements.</p><p>· Fileset contains 6 SPSS-files (*.sav) and details about the protocols used.</p><p>· Because of the sensitive nature of the data, the fileset is confidential and will be shared only under strict conditions. For more information contact</p><p><br></p> <p>* According to Doha agreement (BJSM, June 2015)<br></p>



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