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MD-PhD Jan Ekstrand

Jan Ekstrand
Medical Commission UEFA


Prevention of football injuries. New methods on elite level. Experiences from 16 years of the UEFA Elite Club Injury Study

Short CV

Professor, Med Dr, specialist in Orthopaedic surgery 

Professor of Sports-Medicine, University of Linköping, Sweden

PhD 1982. Was the first who showed in a RCT that sports injuries could be prevented

Leading UEFA Elite Club Injury study

Team physician of the Swedish National Football team for 120 matches, 

World Cup  bronze medal 1994

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