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GRoin Injury Prevention (GRIP) study

posted on 05.10.2017, 10:14 by A.M.C. van Beijsterveldt, J.H. Stubbe, I.J.R. Tak, R.F.H. Langhout

GRoin Injury Prevention (GRIP) study


· GRIP > project about groin injuries in Dutch elite soccer players.

· Groin injury > one of the most common injuries in soccer, long rehabilitation period, high risk of sustaining a recurrent injury.

· Therefore > important to study the prevention and rehabilitation of groin injuries.


· Objective = to get more insight in the risk factors and the treatment of a groin injury.

· 3 research questions:

1. How many soccer players will get injured during one soccer season?

2. What are the risk factors for sustaining a groin injury?

3. Which treatment is the most effective for players with a groin injury?


· Participants: approx. 300 players of professional soccer clubs (first + second division in the Netherlands).

· Start of the season: screening of all participants > questionnaire (to collect baseline characteristics of the players + HAGOS), measurements/physical tests (ROM hip, strength and performance tests).

· During the season (2015-2016): training exposure will be recorded by a member of the medical staff. Also information about groin injuries in their team will be registered (details about the injury* and the recovery period) and repeated measurements.

· Fileset contains 6 SPSS-files (*.sav) and details about the protocols used.

· Because of the sensitive nature of the data, the fileset is confidential and will be shared only under strict conditions. For more information contact

* According to Doha agreement (BJSM, June 2015)


This study was funded by the Taskforce for Applied Research (SIA, reference number 2014-01-15M).


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  • Urban Vitality


University of Amsterdam / Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences