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Professor Renström reflects on his career in sports medicine

Professor Renström reflects on his career in sports medicine

Emeritus Professor Renström, from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, covers a wide range of topics while talking to BJSM Deputy Editor Babette Pluim.

He discusses Lars Peterson's and his book on sports injuries, shares his 24-yr experience with the IOC medical commission, looks back on his time as Professor of Orthopedics in Vermont, explains the importance of periodisation in professional tennis, and analyses the role of the ATP, STMS and ITF in improving the medical care of tennis players and furthering the scientific knowledge in this area.

References:
Sports Injuries: their prevention and treatment.
http://www.humankinetics.com/products/all-products/sports-injuries-3rd-edition

The Duke of Edingburgh Prize
http://www.basem.co.uk/institute-of-sports-and-medicine.shtml

Sports Medicine Hall of Fame
http://www.prweb.com/releases/AOSSM/Per_AFH_Renstrom/prweb2574924.htm

Injury and illness definitions and data collection procedures for use in epidemiological studies in Athleti

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