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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

New injury publications

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

Conference season coming up

The team are going to be busy with several sports, safety and injury conferences coming up.

Keynote talk: Engaging with sport to maximise adoption of injury prevention messages and programs

Professor Finch will present a keynote presentation at the University of the Sunshine Coast Research Showcase on High Performance Sport.

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