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In press

Anderson S, Stuckey R, Fortington LV, Oakman J. Workplace injuries in the Australian allied health workforce. Australian Health Review. In press. [Published online 05/09/2017 as doi.org/10.1071/AH16173/].

Bekker S, Donaldson A, Finch CF. Infographic: We have the programme, what next? Developing a plan of action to implement injury prevention exercise programmes in community sport. British Journal of Sports Medicine. In press. [Published Online: 27/09/2017 as doi: 110.1136/bjsports-2017-098303].

Bekker S, Finch CF, O’Brien J. Infographic: Injury prevention exercise programmes: what are the perceptions of programme deliverers in the academy football setting? British Journal of Sports Medicine. In press. [Published Online: 22/07/2017 as doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-097774].

Bekker S, Fortington LV, Verhagen EA, Finch CF. Beware the ‘luck’ capstone. British Journal of Sports Medicine. In press. [Published Online First: 19/07/2017 as doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-098200].

Casals M, Finch CF. Sports biostatistician: a critical member of all sports science and medicine teams for injury prevention. BJSM. In press. [Reproduction of item in Injury Prevention].

Casals M, Bekker S, Finch CF. Infographic: Sports Biostatisticians as a critical member of all sports science and medical teams for injury prevention. British Journal of Sports Medicine. In press. [Published Online: 12/07/2017 as doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-097753].

Docking SI, Rio E, Cook J, Carey D, Fortington LV. Quantification of Achilles and patellar tendon structure on imaging does not enhance imaging’s ability to predict symptoms beyond grey-scale ultrasound and previous history. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. Published online first 27/07/2018 as doi: doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2018.07.016

Docking SI, Rio E, Cook J, Orchard JW, Fortington LV. The prevalence of Achilles and patellar tendon injuries in Australian Football players beyond a time-loss definition. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. Published online first 18/04/2018 as doi: 10.1111/sms.13086

Docking SI, Girdwood MA, Cook J, Fortington LV, Rio E. Reduced Levels of Aligned Fibrillar Structure Are Not Associated With Achilles and Patellar Tendon Symptoms. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. In press. [Published online: 31/07/2018 as doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000644].

Donaldson A, Lloyd D, Gabbe B, Cook J, Finch CF. A controlled ecological evaluation of an implemented exercise-training program to prevent lower limb injuries in sport – Part 2: differences in implementation activity. Injury Prevention. In press. [Published online first 24/05/2018 as doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2017-042579].

Finch CF, Fortington LV. So you want to understand subsequent injuries better? Start by understanding the minimum data collection and reporting requirements. British Journal of Sports Medicine. In press. [Published online first 30/11/2017 as doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2017-098225].

Finch CF, Staines C. Guidance for sports injury surveillance: The 20-year influence of the Australian sports injury data dictionary. Injury Prevention. In press. [Published online first 27/12/2017 as doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2017-042580].

Fortington LV, Bekker S, Morgan D, Finch CF. "It doesn't make sense for us not to have one" - Understanding reasons why community sports organisations chose to participate in a funded automated external defibrillator (AED) program. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. In press. [Published Post Author Corrections 10/10/2017 as doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000524].

Kucera K, Fortington LV, Wolff K, Marshall S, Finch CF. Estimating the international burden of sport-related death: a review of data sources. Injury Prevention. In press. [Published online first 01/02/2018 as doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2017-042642].

Lathlean TJH, Gastin PB, Newstead S, Finch CF. The incidence, prevalence, severity mechanism and body region of injury in elite junior Australian football players: a prospective cohort study over one season. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. [Published JSAMS Articles in press 14/03/2018 as https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2018.03.002].

Nielsen RO, Bertelsen M, Møller M, Hulme A, Windt J, Verhagen E, Mansournia MA, Casals M, Parner ET. Training load and structure-specific load: Applications for sport injury causality and data analyses. British Journal of Sports Medicine. In press. [Published BJSM Online First 24/07/2017 as doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-097838].

Nielsen RO, Chapman C, Louis W, Stovitz SD, Mansournia MA, Windt J, Zumbo BD, Parner ET, Hulme A, Møller M, Bertelsen ML, Casals M, Finch CF, Verhagen E. Seven sins when interpreting statistics in sports injury science. British Journal of Sports Medicine. In press. [First published BJSM Online First 20/12/2017 as http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjsports-2017-098524].

Richmond SA, Donaldson A, Macpherson A, Bridel W, Van den Berg C, Finch CF, Hagel B, Emery CA. Facilitators and barriers in the implementation of iSPRINT: a sports injury prevention program in junior high schools. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. In press. [First published ahead of print 29/03/2018 as doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000579].

Rio E, Girdwood M, Thomas J, Garofalo C, Fortington LV, Docking SI. Pain mapping of the anterior knee: injured athletes know best. Scandinavian Journal of Pain. In press. [Published online first 18/05/2018 as doi.org/10.1515/sjpain-2018-0046].

Shaw L, Finch CF, Bekker S. Infographic: Trends in pediatric and adolescent anterior cruciate ligament injuries. British Journal of Sports Medicine. In press. [Published BJSM Online First 13/01/2018 as doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-098504].

Toohey LA, Drew MK, Fortington LV, Finch CF, Cook JL. An updated subsequent injury categorisation model (SIC-2.0): data-driven categorisation of subsequent injuries in sport. In press. [Published online first 03/03/2018 as doi /10.1007/s40279-018-0879-3].

2018 published

Bromley SJ, Drew MK, Talpey S, McIntosh AS, Finch CF. A systematic review of prospective epidemiological research into injury and illness in Olympic combat sport. British Journal of Sports Medicine Jan 2018, 52 (1) 8-16. [First published BJSM Online First; 27/09/2017 as doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-097313].

Brukner P, Gara T, Fortington LV. Traumatic cricket-related fatalities in Australia: a historical review of media reports. Medical Journal of Australia. 2018;208(6):261-264. [First published online first 26 March 2018 as doi: 10.5694/mja17.00908].

Drew MK, Raysmith BP, Charlton PC. Injuries impair the chance of successful performance by sportspeople: a systematic review. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017;51(16):1209-1214. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096731. [Published online first 26/04/2017 as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-096731].

Fernando T, Berecki-Gisolf J, Finch CF. Sports injuries in Victoria, 2012–13 to 2014–15: evidence from emergency department records. Medical Journal of Australia. 2018; 208(6):255-260. doi: 10.5694/mja17.00872.

Fortington LV, Bekker S, Finch CF. Online news media reporting of football-related fatalities in Australia: a matter of life and death. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2018;21:245-249. [First published online 22/06/2017 as doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2017.06.015].

Gamage JP. Fortington LV, Finch CF. Adaptation, translation and reliability of the Australian Juniors Enjoying Cricket Safely injury risk perception questionnaire for Sri Lanka. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine 2018;4:e000289. doi: 10.1136/bmjsem-2017-000289

Kunstler B, Cook JL, Freene N, Finch C, Kemp JL, O’Halloran PD, Gaida JE. Physiotherapist-led physical activity interventions are efficacious at increasing physical activity levels: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2018, 28(3):304-315. [First published online 20/10/2017 as doi:10.1097/JSM.0000000000000447].

Kunstler B, Cook JL, Freene N, Finch C, Kemp JL, O’Halloran PD, Gaida JE. Physiotherapists use a small number of behaviour change techniques when promoting physical activity: A systematic review comparing experimental and observational studies. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2018;21(6):609-615. [Published online first 30/10/2017 as doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2017.10.027].

Kunstler BE, O’Halloran PD, Cook JL, Kemp JL, Finch CF. “…like you’re pushing the snowball back up hill”—the experiences of Australian physiotherapists promoting non-treatment physical activity: A qualitative study. AIMS Medical Science. 2018;5(3):224–237. [Published online 17/105/2018 as doi: 10.3934/medsci.2018.3.224].

Lathlean TJH, Gastin PB, Newstead S, Finch CF. Elite junior Australian football players experience significantly different loads across levels of competition and training modes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2018. 32;7:2031-2038. [Published online 1/07/2018 as doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000002568].

O’Connor S, Hitchens PL, Fortington LV. Has the profile of hospital treated horse-riding injuries changed in Victoria, Australia in the last twenty years? BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine. 2018;4:e000321. doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2017-000321.

Perera NKP, Joseph C, Kemp JL, Finch CF. Epidemiology of injuries in women playing competitive team bat-or-stick sports: a systematic review and a meta-analysis from 2000–2015. Sports Medicine. 2018;48(3):617-640. [Published as corrected proof 16/12/2017 as https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-017-0815-y].

O’Connor S, Moran K, McCaffrey N, Whyte E, Bekker S. Infographic: Injury in teenage Gaelic games. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017 [Published online as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-098582].

Robins LM, Hill KD, Finch CF, Clemson L, Haines T. The association between physical activity and social isolation in community-dwelling older adults. Aging and Mental Health. 2018;22(2):175-182. [Published first online 13/10/2016 as doi:01080/13607863.2016.1242116].

Saw R, Finch CF, Samra D, Baquie P, Cardoso T, Hope D, Orchard JW. Injuries in Australian Rules Football: an overview of injury rates, patterns, and mechanisms across all levels of play. Sports Health: a Multidisciplinary Approach. 2018;10(3):208-216. [First published online 21/08/2017 as doi:10.1177/1941738117726070.]

Sekendiz B, Norton K, Keyzer P, Dietrich J, Gray S, Finch CF. Emergency preparedness in fitness facilities: bridging the gap between policy and practice. International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management. 2018;8(1):71–85.

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