The NCSEM is an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre for the Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health, part of a worldwide network.
The network aims to develop long-term research programmes on injury and disease prevention including:
- Consequences of sports injuries and sports-related illnesses
- Pathophysiology, risk factors and injury mechanisms
- Methods for sports injury and disease prevention
The research will be shared throughout the Olympic movement and wider sports community, with the ultimate aim of developing outcomes to protect the health of athletes.
IOC research centres
- Aspetar Research & Education Department – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Qatar
- Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre – University of Calgary, Canada
- 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 Center, Netherlands
- Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center – Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway
- Clinical Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Group, University of Pretoria, South Africa/Clinical Sports Medicine Research, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
- Australian Collaboration for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention – Federation University, Australia