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The Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP) team has a new home within Edith Cowan University’s Exercise Medicine Research Institute.

The ACRISP and EMRI researchers are already working together on several new projects that capitalise on the strengths and expertise from both teams including injury and health surveillance, bone health, women’s sport and preventive medicine.

To discuss potential for collaboration, please contact


ACRISP-ECU research is focused on epidemiology of sports injury and translation and implementation research. The ACRISP-ECU team is led by Dr Lauren Fortington. Please contact for further information.


Designated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), ACRISP is one of ten groups of research excellence, acknowledged to have the abilities and expertise to conduct research that makes a real impact on sport injuries. The ACRISP-IOC team continues to be led by Professor Caroline Finch and Professor Jill Cook. Please direct queries to ACRISP-ECU initially.

News & events

Two PhD Scholarships: Sports injury epidemiology / injury surveillance

Two new PhD scholarships are available with ACRISP to contribute to a program of research relating to the design and conduct of injury surveillance approaches for quantifying the burden of sports injury and its prevention in community sport.

Conferences and keynotes

It has been a very busy few months of conferences lately, which has involved a lot of travel for our staff and students: Colombo, Perth, Amsterdam, Fremantle, Hanoi, Bangkok, Lausanne, Perth, Canberra and the Gold Coast… more information on the talks presented is available here.

New injury publications

Several new papers on tendon injury and implementation have been accepted for publication recently.

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