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.
Sports Injuries: their prevention and treatment.
The Duke of Edingburgh Prize
Sports Medicine Hall of Fame
Injury and illness definitions and data collection procedures for use in epidemiological studies in Athleti