Research Sports medicine
The Sports Medical Research group is the scientific division of Balgrist Move>Med. The group investigates applied research issues at the interface between clinics and sports practice, and supports leading national/international sports federations and clubs with bespoke scientific projects.
Its main objectives are to lastingly protect the health of competitive athletes and set new trends in the improvement of diagnosis and rehabilitation concepts in sports medicine. Recreational athletes and patients may also profit from this expertise.
Prevention und rehabilitation of sports injuries
- health monitoring and load management
- screening physical deficits that are related to injury
- objectification and individualisation of diagnoses and return-to-sport decisions
- development of sport-specific training and therapy concepts
with a particular focus on
- traumatic injuries of the lower extremities
- knee, hip and back overuse injuries
- sports-related concussion
in the sports of Alpine Skiing, Soccer and Ice Hockey.