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Submitted by dldesros on Mon, 11/04/2013 - 1:44pm

International Olympic Committee

The Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre (SIPRC) at the University of Calgary is proud to accept a four-year grant from the IOC's Medical Commission to stimulate further research and collaboration. The University of Calgary's SIPRC was granted one of the four prestigious awards. This award will enable the SIPRC research group to continue their successful sport injury prevention work and will help to significantly expand their research in coming years. The aim of this research grant will be to increase knowledge in the field of injury prevention and the protection of athletes' health.  The nine successful research units are:

  • Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre (SIPRC), University of Calgary, Canada
  • Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention, Federation University Australia, Australia
  • Institute of Sports Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
  • Yonsei University, Republic of Korea (South Korea)
  • Amsterdam Collaboration on Health & Safety in Sports, VU University and Academic Medical Centre, Netherlands
  • Oslo Sports Trauma Research Centre, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway
  • Aspetar, Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Qatar
  • Clinical Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Group, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • London’s Institute for Sports, Exercise and Health (ISEH) and National Centre for Sports Exercise and Medicine (NCSEM), United Kingdom


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