Outstanding injury prevention researcher recognised in Australia Day honours

Leading sport injury researcher, Professor Caroline Finch, has been recognised for her achievements and contribution to injury prevention. As part of Australia Day celebrations, Professor Finch received the Order of Australia medal for “distinguished service to sports medicine, particularly in the area of injury prevention as an educator, researcher and author, and to the promotion…

Football Leading Cause of Hospitalised Sports Injury

AIPN Executive Committee member Dr Sophie Pointer, Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Research Centre for Injury Studies,  has recently completed a report on behalf of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on the incidence of hospitalisations due to sports injury. Released November 2014, the report shows that injuries sustained while playing football make…

ACRISP Recognised as International Olympic Committee Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health

Protecting athletes’ health and preventing injuries and illnesses in sport are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and its Medical Commission, which is why nine research centres from across the world have been named as IOC Research Centres for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health, including the Australian Centre for Research…