Astrid Junge

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Soccer injuries: a review on incidence and prevention
    Astrid Junge
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland
    Sports Med 34:929-38. 2004
  2. pmc Injuries in female football players in top-level international tournaments
    Astrid Junge
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 41:i3-7. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Injuries and musculoskeletal complaints in referees--a complete survey in the top divisions of the swiss football league
    Mario Bizzini
    Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin J Sport Med 19:95-100. 2009
  4. pmc Feasibility of precompetition medical assessment at FIFA World Cups for female youth players
    Jiri Dvorak
    Fédération Internationale de Football Association FIFA, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 46:1132-3. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcome assessment in low back pain: how low can you go?
    Anne F Mannion
    Spine Unit, Schulthess Klinik, Lengghalde 2, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 14:1014-26. 2005
  6. pmc Injury surveillance in the World Football Tournaments 1998-2012
    Astrid Junge
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 47:782-8. 2013
  7. pmc FIFA Women's World Cup 2011: pre-competition medical assessment of female referees and assistant referees
    Dagmar I Keller
    Cardiology Department, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 47:179-81. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Physiological and performance responses to the FIFA 11+ (part 2): a randomised controlled trial on the training effects
    Franco M Impellizzeri
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Sports Sci 31:1491-502. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Great expectations: really the novel predictor of outcome after spinal surgery?
    Anne F Mannion
    Spine Center, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1590-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Precompetition medical assessment of referees and assistant referees selected for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
    Mario Bizzini
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC and Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 46:374-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Soccer injuries: a review on incidence and prevention
    Astrid Junge
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland
    Sports Med 34:929-38. 2004
    ..Prevention programmes are likely to be more effective in groups with an increased risk of injury. More methodologically well-designed studies are required to evaluate the effects of specific preventive interventions...
  2. pmc Injuries in female football players in top-level international tournaments
    Astrid Junge
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 41:i3-7. 2007
    ..Despite the growing popularity of women's football and the increasing number of female players, there has been little research on injuries sustained by female football players...
  3. doi request reprint Injuries and musculoskeletal complaints in referees--a complete survey in the top divisions of the swiss football league
    Mario Bizzini
    Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin J Sport Med 19:95-100. 2009
    ..To analyze the extent and characteristics of injuries and musculoskeletal complaints in elite football referees and to analyze differences between match and assistant referees...
  4. pmc Feasibility of precompetition medical assessment at FIFA World Cups for female youth players
    Jiri Dvorak
    Fédération Internationale de Football Association FIFA, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 46:1132-3. 2012
    ..Although most experts agree that preparticipation screening is important to prevent sudden cardiac death in sport, only a few reports have been published on the feasibility of its practical implementation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcome assessment in low back pain: how low can you go?
    Anne F Mannion
    Spine Unit, Schulthess Klinik, Lengghalde 2, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 14:1014-26. 2005
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  6. pmc Injury surveillance in the World Football Tournaments 1998-2012
    Astrid Junge
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 47:782-8. 2013
    ..The Fédération International de Football Association (FIFA) has systematically surveyed all football injuries in their tournaments since 1998...
  7. pmc FIFA Women's World Cup 2011: pre-competition medical assessment of female referees and assistant referees
    Dagmar I Keller
    Cardiology Department, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 47:179-81. 2013
    ..In contrast, female football referees have been neglected in this respect although they experience similar physical work loads compared to male referees...
  8. doi request reprint Physiological and performance responses to the FIFA 11+ (part 2): a randomised controlled trial on the training effects
    Franco M Impellizzeri
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Sports Sci 31:1491-502. 2013
    ..Performing "FIFA 11+" for 9 weeks can improve neuromuscular control. Possible worthwhile differences were found for flexors strength but there were no substantial effects in the other performance measures...
  9. ncbi request reprint Great expectations: really the novel predictor of outcome after spinal surgery?
    Anne F Mannion
    Spine Center, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1590-9. 2009
    ..Prospective study...
  10. doi request reprint Precompetition medical assessment of referees and assistant referees selected for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
    Mario Bizzini
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC and Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 46:374-6. 2012
    ..Several proposals for preparticipation screening to detect risk factors for sudden cardiac death in sports have been published, but referees have been neglected in this respect...
  11. doi request reprint Injury risk of playing football in Futsal World Cups
    Astrid Junge
    Schulthess Klinik, FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Center, Fédération Internationale de Football Association, Lengghalde 2, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 44:1089-92. 2010
    ..While injuries in football (soccer) have been the subject of numerous publications, little information is available about the injury risk in futsal...
  12. doi request reprint Countrywide campaign to prevent soccer injuries in Swiss amateur players
    Astrid Junge
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 39:57-63. 2011
    ..Research on injury prevention has shown that exercise-based programs can reduce the incidence of soccer injuries...
  13. ncbi request reprint Precompetition orthopedic assessment of international elite football players
    Astrid Junge
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin J Sport Med 19:326-8. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Football injuries during FIFA tournaments and the Olympic Games, 1998-2001: development and implementation of an injury-reporting system
    Astrid Junge
    F MARC, FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 32:80S-9S. 2004
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  15. pmc Implementation of the FIFA 11+ football warm up program: how to approach and convince the Football associations to invest in prevention
    Mario Bizzini
    Medical Assessment and Research Centre, and Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 47:803-6. 2013
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  16. pmc Planning and implementing a nationwide football-based health-education programme
    Jiri Dvorak
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, FIFA Strasse 20, PO Box 8044, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 46:6-10. 2012
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  17. pmc Risk management: FIFA's approach for protecting the health of football players
    Colin W Fuller
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, FIFA Strasse 20, PO Box 8044 Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 46:11-7. 2012
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  18. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of foot and ankle injuries in soccer
    Eric Giza
    Fédération Internationale de Football Association Medical Assessment and Research Center, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 31:550-4. 2003
    ..Although player-to-player contact is a risk factor in the majority of soccer injuries, the mechanisms leading to these injuries have not been analyzed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Football injuries during the World Cup 2002
    Astrid Junge
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 32:23S-7S. 2004
    ..The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup is one of the largest, most popular sporting events but is associated with a certain risk of injury for the players...
  20. doi request reprint Physiological and performance responses to the "FIFA 11+" (part 1): is it an appropriate warm-up?
    Mario Bizzini
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Sports Sci 31:1481-90. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the "FIFA 11+" prevention programme can be considered an appropriate warm-up, inducing improvements in football players comparable with those obtained with other warm-up routines reported in the literature...
  21. ncbi request reprint Injuries in team sport tournaments during the 2004 Olympic Games
    Astrid Junge
    Fédération International de Football Association Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 34:565-76. 2006
    ..Several authors have analyzed the incidence of injuries in a given sport, but only a few have examined the exposure-related incidence of injuries in different types of sports using the same methodology...
  22. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of a standardized precompetition medical assessment of international elite football players--2006 FIFA World Cup Germany
    Jiri Dvorak
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin J Sport Med 19:316-21. 2009
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  23. pmc Medical report from the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany
    Jiri Dvorak
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 41:578-81; discussion 581. 2007
    ..To continue the injury surveillance of FIFA-sponsored football tournaments and report on other medical aspects of the 2006 FIFA World Cup...
  24. pmc Injuries and illnesses of football players during the 2010 FIFA World Cup
    Jiri Dvorak
    Fédération Internationale de Football Association, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 45:626-30. 2011
    ..The incidence and characteristics of football injuries during matches in top-level international tournaments are well documented, but training injuries and illnesses during this period have rarely been studied...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sports injuries and illnesses in the 2009 FINA World Championships (Aquatics)
    Margo Mountjoy
    McMaster University Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 44:522-7. 2010
    ..Analysis of injury and illness prevalence in elite sport provides the basis for the development of prevention programmes...
  26. pmc Medical issues in women's football
    Jiri Dvorak
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 41:i1. 2007
  27. doi request reprint The use of drugs and nutritional supplements in top-level track and field athletes
    Philippe Tscholl
    Fédération Internationale de Football Association FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 38:133-40. 2010
    ..High use of medication and nutritional supplements has been reported in several sports...
  28. pmc Application of MRI of the wrist for age determination in international U-17 soccer competitions
    Jiri Dvorak
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 41:497-500. 2007
    ..However, as registration at birth is not compulsory in some countries, other methods of age determination are needed to prevent participation in the incorrect age group...
  29. pmc '11 for Health', a football-based health education programme for children: a two-cohort study in Mauritius and Zimbabwe
    Colin W Fuller
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 45:612-8. 2011
    ..To implement and assess Fédération Internationale de Football Association Medical Assessment and Research Centre's '11 for Health' football-based health education programme for children...
  30. doi request reprint Sports injuries during the Summer Olympic Games 2008
    Astrid Junge
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 37:2165-72. 2009
    ..Standardized assessment of sports injuries provides important epidemiological information and also directions for injury prevention...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevention of soccer injuries: a prospective intervention study in youth amateur players
    Astrid Junge
    Fédération Internationale de Football Association Medical Assessment and Research Center, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 30:652-9. 2002
    ..Risk factors for soccer injuries and possibilities for prevention have been discussed by several authors, but only a few have investigated the effectiveness of preventive interventions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience with the Dynesys semirigid fixation system for the lumbar spine: surgical and patient-oriented outcome in 50 cases after an average of 2 years
    Dieter Grob
    Spine Unit, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:324-31. 2005
    ..Retrospective study on a consecutive series of patients...
  33. doi request reprint Injuries in 13 international Athletics championships between 2007-2012
    Nina Feddermann-Demont
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre, Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 48:513-22. 2014
    ..The International Association of Athletics Federation has systematically surveyed all Athletics injuries in their competitions since 2007 in order to develop strategies for health protection of their athletes...
  34. pmc Longitudinal validation of the fear-avoidance beliefs questionnaire (FABQ) in a Swiss-German sample of low back pain patients
    Ralph Staerkle
    Center for Spinal Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 13:332-40. 2004
    ..The inclusion of fear-avoidance beliefs as predictor variables in studies of low back pain is highly recommended, as they appear to have unique predictive power in analyses of disability and work loss...
  35. ncbi request reprint Injuries in female soccer players: a prospective study in the German national league
    Oliver Faude
    Institute of Sports and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Medicine, University of Saarland, Campus Geb B 8 2, 66123 Saarbrucken, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 33:1694-700. 2005
    ..In contrast to the high number of studies about soccer injuries in men, epidemiologic data in high-level female soccer players are scarce...
  36. ncbi request reprint Consensus statement on injury definitions and data collection procedures in studies of football (soccer) injuries
    Colin W Fuller
    Centre for Sports Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Clin J Sport Med 16:97-106. 2006
    ..Variations in definitions and methodologies have created differences in the results and conclusions obtained from studies of football (soccer) injuries; this has made interstudy comparisons difficult...
  37. pmc Age determination by magnetic resonance imaging of the wrist in adolescent male football players
    Jiri Dvorak
    Department of Neurology, Schulthess Clinic, Lengghalde 2, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Sports Med 41:45-52. 2007
    ..Standard radiographs of the left wrist have been used for assessment of skeletal age for many years. This is, however, not ethical in the sporting environment...
  38. pmc Impact of Ramadan on physical performance in professional soccer players
    Yacine Zerguini
    Centre d Evaluation et d Expertise en Medecine du Sport, Algiers, Algeria
    Br J Sports Med 41:398-400. 2007
    ..Ramadan is a period of daylight abstention from liquid or solid nutrients. As sports continue to be scheduled, an understanding of the effects of Ramadan on Muslim athletes is warranted...
  39. ncbi request reprint Football is the most popular sport worldwide
    Jiri Dvorak
    Am J Sports Med 32:3S-4S. 2004