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Kathrin Steffen

Worktitle
Researcher
Department
Department of Sport Medicine
Phone
+47 23 26 23 21 / +47 936 04 398
E-mail
kathrin.steffen@nih.no

Area of responsibility

Knowledge Translation

Research

Injury epidemiology with a special focus on risk
factors, mechanisms and prevention, knowledge dissemination

Short biography

Kathrin Steffen, PhD, is a senior researcher at the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center. In February 2008, she defended her thesis "Injuries in female youth football - prevention, performance and risk factors". Kathrin´s primary research field is sports injury prevention, with focus on recreational sports and ACL research. Presently, she leads the outreach activities of the OSTRC. Kathrin also serves as a research assistant at the Department of Medical & Scientific Activities in the International Olympic Committee (IOC). She is the assistant editor for the 4 annual issues of the IOC supported journal British Journal of Sports Medicine Injury Prevention & Health Protection, in addition to be involved in other IOC driven research projects.

 

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