Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP)



Bertelsen ML, Hulme A, Petersen J, Korsgaard B, Sorensen H, Finch CF, Parner ET, Nielsen RO. A framework for the etiology of running-related injuries. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. In press. [Published online first 20/04/2017 as doi:10.1111/sms.12883].

Brown J, Viljoen W, Readhead C, Baerecke G, Lambert M, Finch CF. ‘Vision Zero’ – is it achievable for rugby-related catastrophic injuries in South Africa? British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017. In press. [Published online first 16/02/2017 as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-096861].

Casals M, Finch CF. Sports biostatistician: a critical member of all sports science and medicine teams for injury prevention. Injury Prevention. In press. [Published online first 30/12/2016 as doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042211].

Donaldson A, Lloyd D, Gabbe B, Cook J, Finch CF. We have the programme, what next? Planning the implementation of an injury prevention programme. Injury Prevention. In press. [First published online 19/01/2016 as 2016 doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041737].

Drew MK, Raysmith BP, Charlton PC. Injuries impair the chance of successful performance by sportspeople: a systematic review. In press. [Published online first 26/04/2017 as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-096731].

Finch CF, Brown JC, Readhead C, Lambert M, Viljoen W. (Editorial) Back to basics with some new tools: first ensure the safety of sporting environments. BJSM. [Published online first 30/11/2016 as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-097043].

Finch CF, Bahr R, Drezner JA, Dvorak J, Engbretsen L, Hewett T, Junge A, Khan KM, MacAuley D, Matheson GO, McCrory P, Verhagen E. Towards the reduction of injury and illness in athletes: defining our research priorities. BJSM. 2016 [Published online first 21/12/2016 as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-097042].

Finch CF, Cook J, Akram M, Kunstler B, Orchard J. Subsequent injuries – more common than just injury recurrences. An analysis of prospectively collected injuries in professional Australian Football. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017. In press. [Published online first 09-03/2017 as doi:10.1177/036354651691943].

Fortington LV, Kucera K, Finch CF. Capturing sport-related fatalities in consensus statements for sports injury/illness surveillance. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017. In press. [Published online first 30/01/2017 as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-097488].

Fortington LV, van der Worp H, van den Akker-Scheek I, Finch CF. Reporting multiple individual injuries in studies of team ball sports: a systematic review of current practice. Sports Medicine. 2016. [Published online first 26/10/2016 as doi:10.1007/s40279-016-0637-3].

Hulme A, Salmon MP, Nielsen RO, Read G, Finch CF. Closing Pandora’s box: Adapting a systems ergonomics methodology for better understanding the ecological complexity underpinning the development and prevention of running-related injury. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science. 2017. In press. [Published online first 06/03/2017 as doi:10.1080/1463922X.2016.1274455].

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. In press.

Meeuwisse WH, Schneider KJ, Dvorak J, Omu OT, Finch CF, Hayden KA, McCrory P. The Berlin 2016 Process: A summary of methodology for the 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport. British Journal of Sport Medicine. In press. [Published online first 26/04/2017 as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-097569].

O’Brien J, Young W, Finch CF. The use and modification of injury prevention exercises by professional youth soccer teams. Scandinavian Journal of Sport Science and Medicine. 2016. [Published online 07/10/2016 as doi: 10.1111/sms.12756].

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. 2016;1-8. [Published online 13/10/2016 as doi:01080/13607863.2016.1242116].

van Netten JJ, Francis A, Morphet A, Fortington LV, Postema K, Williams AE. Communication techniques for improved acceptance and adherence with therapeutic footwear. Prosthetics Orthotics International. In press. [Published Online First 08/06/2016 at doi: 10.1177/0309364616650080].

Vriend I, van Mechelen W, Brugmans M, Finch CF, Verhagen EALM. Intervention strategies used in sport injury prevention studies: a systematic review identifying studies applying the Haddon matrix. Sports Medicine. In press. [Published online 16/03/2017 as doi: 10.1007/s40279-017-0718-y].


Ackerman IN, Kemp JL, Crossley KM, Culvenor AG, Hinman RS. Hip and knee osteoarthritis affects younger people, too. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapies. 2017;47(2):67-79. [doi:10.2519/jospt.2017.7286].

Bekker S, Paliadelis P, Finch CF. The translation of sports injury prevention and safety promotion knowledge: insights from key intermediary organisations. BMC Health Research Systems and Policy. 2017;15(25) [Published 28/03/2017 as doi:10.1186/s12961-017-0189-5].

Dillon MP, Fortington LV, Akram M, Erbas B, Kohler F. Geographic variation of the incidence rate of lower limb amputation in Australia from 2007-12. PLOS ONE 12(1): e0170705. [Published online 26/01/2017 as doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170705].

Finch CF. Injury data collection in lower leagues needs to be targeted specifically to those settings. Science & Medicine in Football. 2017;1:89-90. [First published online 25/11/2016 as doi: 10.1080/24733938.2016.1256555].

Finch CF. Whose research agenda is it? Reconciling the views of researchers and sports stakeholders. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017;51(1):3-4. [Published online first as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-097140].

Goode N, Salmon PM, Taylor NZ, Lenne MG, Finch CF. Developing a contributing factor classification scheme for Rasmussen’s AcciMap: Reliability and validity evaluation. Applied Ergonomics. 2017;64:14-26. [Published 08/05/2017 as doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2017.04.014].

Gray S, Sekendiz B, Norton K, Finch CF. A comprehensive, validated observational audit tool for use in Australian fitness facilities. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Sciences. 2017;18(4):306-317. [Published 09/05/2017 as doi:10.1080/1463922X.2016.1265692].

Hulme A, Nielsen OR, Timpka T, Verhagen E, Finch CF. Risk and protective factors for middle- and long-distance running related injury. Sports Medicine. 2017;47(5):869-886. [Published first online 27/10/2016 as doi:10.1007/s40279-016-0636-4].

O’Brien J, Finch CF. Injury prevention exercise programs for professional soccer: understanding the perceptions of the end users. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2017;27:1-9. [Published first online 19/01/2016 as doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000291].

O’Brien J, Young W, Finch CF. The delivery of injury prevention exercise programmes in professional youth soccer: Comparison to the FIFA 11+. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2017;20:26-31. [First published online 01/06/2016 as doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2016.05.007].

Salmon PM, Goode N, Taylor N, Lenne M, Dallat C, Finch CF. Rasmussen’s legacy in the great outdoors: a new incident reporting and learning system for led outdoor activities. Applied Ergonomics. 2017;59:637-648. [Published first online 17/02/2016 as doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2015.07.017].

Shaw L, Orchard J, Saw R, Finch CF. Injury surveillance in the professional football codes: an overview of current data collection, injury definition and reporting practices. Minerva Ortopedica E Traumatologica. 2017;68(2):110-123. [Published first online 16/03/2017 as doi:10.23736/S0394-3410.17.03815-2].

Talpey S, Croucher T, Mustafa AB, Finch CF. Sport-specific factors predicting player retention in junior cricket. European Journal of Sport Science. 2017;17(3):264-270. [Published online first 06/09/2016 as doi:10.1080/17461391.2016.1225822].

White P, Register-Mihalik J, Donaldson A, Sullivan J, Finch CF. Concussion guideline implementation perceptions and experiences among parents of community-level Australian football junior players. BMJ Open SEM. 2017;3:e000215. [doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2016-000215].

Wong Shee A, Clapperton A, Finch CF. Increasing trend in the frequency of sports injuries treated at an Australian regional hospital. Australian Journal of Rural Health. 2017;25(2):125-127. [Published first online 17/04/2016 as doi:10.1111/ajr.12274]


Fortington LV, Gamage P and Finch CF. Document and content analysis of heat policies and guidelines in Victorian community sport. Report to VicSport. February 2017.


Bekker S, Clark AM. Bringing complexity to sports injury prevention research: from simplification to explanation. BJSM. 2016;50(24):1489-1490. [Published first online 27/07/2016 as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-096457].

Day L, Trotter M, Donaldson A, Hill K, Finch CF. Key factors influencing implementation of falls prevention exercise programs in the community. Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity. 2016;24(1):45-52.

Donaldson A, Newton J, McCrory P, White P, Makdissi M, Davis G, Finch CF. Translating guidelines for the diagnosis and management of sports-related concussion into practice. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. 2016;10(2):120-135. [First published online 19/06/2014 as doi: 10.1177/1559827614538751].

Ekegren CL, Gabbe B, Finch CF. Sports injury surveillance systems: A review of methods and data quality. Sports Medicine. 2016;46(1):49-65. [First published online 30/09/2015 as doi: 10.1007/s40279-015-0410-z.]

Finch CF, Donaldson A, Gabbe BG, Muhammed A, Wong Shee A, Lloyd DG, Cook JL. The evolution of multi-agency partnerships for safety over the course of research engagement – experiences from the NoGAPS project. Injury Prevention. 2016;22:386-391. [doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041922].

Finch CF, Twomey D, Fortington L, Doyle T, Akram M, Elliott B, Lloyd D. Preventing Australian football injuries with a targeted neuromuscular control exercise program: comparative injury rates from a training intervention delivered in a clustered randomised controlled trial. Injury Prevention. 2016;22:123-128. [First published online 23/09/2015 as doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041667].

Fortington L, Ullah S, Diamantopoulou K, Berry J, Buttifant D, Finch CF. Shorter time to first injury in first year professional football players: A cross-club comparison in the Australian Football League. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2016. 19:18-23. [First published online 27/12/2014 as doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2014.12.008].

Fortington LV, Donaldson A, Finch CF. Self-reported worst injuries in women's Australian football identify lower limb injuries as a prevention priority. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med 2016;2:e000112. [Published online 14/04/2016 as doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2016-000112].

Fortington LV, Finch CF. Priorities for injury prevention in women’s Australian football; a compilation of national data from different sources. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med 2016;2:e000101. [Published online 06/07/2016 as doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2015-000101].

Fortington LV, Finch CF. Death in community Australian football: a ten year national insurance claims report. PLoS ONE 2016;11(7):e0159008. [Published online 28/07/2016 as doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159008].

Gray SE, Finch CF. Assessing the completeness of coded and narrative data from the Victorian Emergency Minimum Dataset using injuries sustained during fitness activities as a case study. BMC Emergency Medicine. 2016;16:24. [doi:10.1186/s12873-016-0091-4].

Haines T, Hill KD, Clemson L, Finch CF, Day L. Does action follow intention with participation in home and group-based falls prevention exercise programs? An exploratory, prospective, observational study. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2016;64:151-161. [First published online 08/02/2016 as doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2016.02.003.]

Joseph CW, Finch CF. Sports Injuries. International Encyclopaedia of Public Health. 2016;2(7):79-86. [doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-83678-5.00432-X].

Joseph CW, Bradshaw EJ, Furness TP, Kemp J, Clark RA. Early changes in Achilles tendon behaviour in vivo following downhill backwards walking. Journal of Sport Sciences. 2016. 34(13);1215-1221. doi:10.1080/02640414.2015.1102955.

Kemp JL, Makdissi M, Schache AG, Finch CF, Pritchard MG, Crossley KM. Is quality of life following hip arthroscopy in patients with chondrolabral pathology associated with hip muscle strength or joint range? Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy. 2016;24(12):3955-3961. [First published online 03/07/2015 as doi: 10.1007/s00167-015-3679-4].

Kemp JL, Newton JD, White PE, Finch CF. Implementation of concussion guidelines in community Australian Football and Rugby League – the experiences and challenges faced by coaches and sports trainers. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2016 19(4) 305-10 [First published online 20/04/2015 as doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2015.03.010].

McPhate L, Simek EM, Hill KD, Finch CF, Haines TP. "Are your clients having fun?" The implications of respondents' preferences for the delivery of group exercise programs for falls prevention. Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity. 2016. 24:129-138.

O'Brien J, Finch CF. Injury prevention exercise programs in professional youth soccer: understanding the perceptions of program deliverers. BMJ Open Sports and Exercise Medicine. 2016;2:e000075. [Published online 4/01/2016 as doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2015-000075].

O'Brien J, Donaldson A, Finch CF. It will take more than an existing exercise program to prevent injury. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2016;50:264-265. [First published online 9/07/2015 as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2015-094841].

Orchard J, Ranson C, Olivier B, Gray J, Langley B, Akshai M, Moore I, Murphy I, Patricios J, Alwar T, Clark C, Harrop B, Khan H, Kountouris A, Macphail M, Mount S, Mupotaringa A, Newman D, O’Relly K, Peirce N, Saleem S, Shackel D, Stretch R, Finch CF. International consensus statement on injury surveillance in cricket: a 2016 update. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2016;50:1245-1251. [doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096125].

Petrass L, Twomey D, Finch C. Ensuring natural grass sports fields are safe for athlete participation. Journal of Applied Sport Management. 2016;8(2);83-98. [doi:10.18666/JASM-2016-V8-I2-6510.]

Singh H, Fortington LV, Thompson H, Finch CF. An overview of geospatial methods used in unintentional epidemiology. Injury Epidemiology. 2016;3:32. [Published online first 26/12/2016 as doi:10.1186/s40621-016-0097-0].

Talpey S, Young WB, Saunders N. Is nine weeks of complex training effective for improving lower body strength, explosive muscle function, sprint and jump performance? International Journal of Sport Science and Coaching. In press. [Published online ahead of print as doi:10.1177/1747954116667112.

van Netten JJ, Fortington LV, Hinchliffe RJ. Comment on Hoffstad et al. Diabetes, lower-extremity amputation and death. Diabetes Care. 2016; 29:e26. [doi:10.2337/dc15-1972.]

van Netten JJ, Fortington LV, Hinchliffe RJ, Hijmans JM. Early post-operative mortality after major lower limb amputation: a systematic review of population and regional based studies. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 2016;51(2):248-257. [First published online 14/11/2015 as doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2015.10.001]

von Reijen M, Virend I, Van Mechelen W, Finch CF, Verhagen E. Compliance in sport injury prevention studies: a systematic review. Sports Medicine. 2016;46:1125-1139. [doi: 10.1007/s40279-016-0470-8]

White PE, Donaldson A, Finch CF. But can someone like me do it too? The importance of role modelling for safety behaviours. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2016;50(10):569-570. [Published online first 14/10/2015 as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2015-095105].

Wong Shee A, Clapperton A, Finch CF. Short report: Increasing trend in the frequency of sports injuries treated at an Australian regional hospital. Australian Journal of Rural Health. In press. Accepted 22/10/2015. [Published first online 17/04/2016 as doi:10.1111/ajr.12274.]


Akram M, Finch CF. Analysis of interrupted time-series relating to statewide sports injury data. Australasian Epidemiologist. 2015. 22(1):29-31.

Donaldson A, Cook J, Gabbe B, Lloyd D, Young W, Finch CF. Bridging the gap between content and context: establishing expert consensus on an exercise training program to prevent lower limb injuries. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2015;25(3):221–229.

Donnelly CJ, Elliott BC, Doyle TLA, Finch CF, Dempsey AR, Lloyd DG. Changes in muscle activation following balance and technique training and a season of Australian football. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2015;18(3):348-352.

Ekegren CL, Gabbe B, Finch CF. Injury surveillance in community sport: can we obtain valid data from sports trainers? Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport. 2015. 25:315-322. [Published online 30/09/2015 as doi:10.1111/sms.12216].

Ekegren CL, Gabbe BJ, Donaldson A, Cook J, Lloyd D, Finch CF. Injuries in community-level Australian football: Results from a club-based injury surveillance system. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2015. 18(6):651-655. [First published online 21/11/2014 as doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2014.11.390.]

Ekegren CL, Gabbe BJ, Finch CF. Medical-attention injuries in community Australian Football: A review of 30 years of surveillance data from treatment sources. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2015;25(2):162-172.

Emery CA, Roos E, Verhagen E, Finch CF, Bennell K, Story B, Spindler K, Kemp JL, Lohmander LS. Design and conduct of randomized controlled trials for joint injury prevention in sport and recreation: recommendations from a task force of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2015;23:815-825.

Finch CF. Re: Health benefits of hosting major international events. (Letter to Editor). Canadian Medical Association Journal. [Published online 21/12/2015 at]

Finch CF, Cook J, Gabbe BJ, Orchard J. A new way of categorising recurrent, repeat and multiple sports injuries for injury incidence studies– the subsequent injury categorisation (SIC) model. Australasian Epidemiologist. 2015. 22(1):22-25.

Finch CF, Kemp JL, Clapperton A. The incidence and burden of hospital-treated sports-related injury in people aged 15+ years in Victoria, Australia, 2004-2010: A future epidemic of osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2015;23(7):1138-1143. [First published online 04/03/2015 as doi:10.1016/j.joca.2015.02.165].

Finch CF, Stephan K, Wong Shee A, Hill K, Haines TP, Clemson L, Day L. Identifying clusters of falls-related hospital admissions to inform population targets for prioritising falls prevention programmes. Injury Prevention. 2015;21:254-259. [First published online 24/01/2015 as doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2014-041351].

Finch CF. Behind every active and sporting population, there is an epidemiologist. (Editorial) Australasian Epidemiologist. 2015. 22(1):3-4.

Fortington LV, Donaldson A, Lathlean T, Young W, Gabbe B, Lloyd D, Finch CF. When "just doing it" is not enough—the development of an observational tool to assess quality of exercise performance by participants in neuromuscular injury prevention programs. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2015;18(3):272-277.

Fortington LV, Twomey DM, Finch CF. Concussion in community Australian football – epidemiological monitoring of the causes and immediate impact on play. Injury Epidemiology. 2015. 2:20. [Published online 10/09/2015 as doi:10.1186/s40621-015-0052-5.]

Goode N, Salmon PM, Lenne MG, Finch CF. Looking beyond people, equipment and environment: Is a systems theory model of accident causation required to understand injuries and near misses during outdoor activities? Procedia Manufacturing. 2015. 3:1125-1131.

Goode N, Salmon P, Lenne MG, Taylor NZ, Finch C. The UPLOADS project: development of an Australian national incident dataset for led outdoor activities. (Letter to the Editor) Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 2015. 26:575-577. doi:10.1016/j.wem.2015.04.006.

Gray S, Finch CF. Biomechanical epidemiology: A novel approach for fitness activity injury prevention. Australasian Epidemiologist. 2015. 22(1):26-28.

Gray S, Finch CF. Epidemiology of hospital-treated injuries sustained by fitness participants. Research Quarterly of Exercise and Sport. 2015;86(1):81-87. [First version published online 14/11/2014 as doi:10.1080/02701367.2014.975177].

Gray S, Finch CF. The causes of injuries sustained at fitness facilities presenting to Victorian emergency departments – identifying the main culprits. Injury Epidemiology. 2015;2;6. [Published online 13/04/2015 as doi: 10.1186/s40621-015-0037-4].

Gray S, Keyzer P, Norton K, Dietrich J, Sekendiz B, Coyle I, Finch CF. The role of equipment, the physical environment and training practices in customer safety within fitness facilities: the perspectives of fitness industry employees. Journal of Fitness Research. 2015;4(2):26-33.

Gray S, Sekendiz B, Norton K, Dietrich J, Keyzer P, Coyle IR, Finch CF. The development and application of an observational audit tool for use in Australian fitness facilities. Journal of Fitness Research. 2015.5(1);29-38.

Hulme A, Finch CF. From monocausality to systems thinking: a complementary and alternative conceptual approach for better understanding the development and prevention of sports injury. Injury Epidemiology. 2015;(2):31. [Published online 08/12/2015 as doi:10.1186/s40621-015-0064-1.]

Kemp JL, Macdonald D, Collins NJ, Hatton AL, Crossley KM. Hip arthroscopy in the setting of hip osteoarthritis: A systematic review of outcomes; factors influencing outcomes and risk of total hip arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2015;473(3):1055-1073.

Kemp JL, Moore KM, Fransen M, Russell TG, Crossley KM. A randomised clinical trial for the efficacy of physiotherapy intervention for early-onset hip osteoarthritis: The HIPO trial. A study protocol for a Phase II clinical trial. Trials. 2015;16:26.

Lee A D-C, Day L, Finch CF, Hill K, Clemson L, McDermott F, Haines TP. Investigation of older adults' participation in exercise following completion of a state-wide survey targeting evidence-based falls prevention strategies. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 2015;23:256-263.

Poulos RG, Donaldson A. Improving the diffusion of safety initiatives in community sport. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2015;18(2):39-144.

Sekendiz B, Gray SE, Norton K, Keyzer P, Dietrick J, Eickhoff-Shemek JM, Finch CF. Safety alert for treadmills in Health and Fitness facilities in Australia: Results from a pilot study of an observational audit tool. Journal of Fitness Research. 2015. 5(1);24-28.

Simek E, McPhate L, Hill K, Finch CF, Day L, Haines T. What are the characteristics of home exercise programs that older adults prefer?: A cross-sectional study. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 2015; 94(7):508-521. [First published online 24/03/2015 as doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000275.]

Singh H, Fortington LV, Eime RM, Thompson H, Finch CF. Spatial epidemiology: A new approach for understanding and preventing sport injuries. Australasian Epidemiologist. 2015. 22(1):32-34.

Talpey SW, Siesmaa E, White P, Finch CF. Weekly training and competitive load of junior level community cricket players. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine Education and Research. 2015. 49(4):164-167. doi:10.5005/jp-journals-10028-1169.

Thorborg K, Tijssen M, Habets B, Bartels E, Roos E, Kemp JL, Crossley K, Hölmich P. Patient-reported outcome questionnaires for young to middle-aged adults with hip and groin disability: a systematic review of the clinimetric evidence. BJSM 2015. 49(12):812 [Published online first 13/01/2015 as doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2014-094224.]

Timpka T, Jacobssen J, Ekberg J, Finch CF, Bichenbach J, Edouard P, Bargoria V, Branco P, Alonso JM. Meta-narrative analysis of sports injury reporting practice based on the Injury Definitions Concept Framework (IDCF): a review of consensus statements and epidemiological studies in athletics (track and field). Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2015. 18(6):643-650. [Published online first 05/12/2014 as doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2014.11.393.]

Twomey DM, Doyle TLA, Lloyd DG, Elliot BC, Finch CF. Challenges when implementing an evidence-based exercise injury prevention training program in community-level sport: A case study. Journal of Applied Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Science. 2015;1:29-39.

Verhagen E, Bolling C, Finch CF. Caution this drug may cause serious harm! Why we must report adverse effects of physical activity promotion. (Editorial) British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2015;49:1-2.

WongShee A, Clapperton A, Finch CF. Rural vs. metro: geographical differences in sports injury healthcare burden in Victoria. Medical Journal of Australia. 2015. 203(7):288-288e.1.2014

Clemson L, Donaldson A, Hill K, Day L. Implementing person-environment approaches to prevent falls: A qualitative inquiry in applying the Westmead approach to occupational therapy home visits. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 2014;61(5): 325–334.

Day L, Donaldson A, Thompson C, Thomas M. Integration of proven falls prevention interventions into government policies and programs. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2014;38(2):122–127.

Dietrich J, Keyzer P, Coyle, IR, Norton K, Sekendiz B, Jones V, Finch CF. Train the trainers: maintaining standards to minimise injuries and avoiding legal liability in the fitness industry. ANZ Sports Law Journal. 2013;8(1):89-106. (note issue says 2013, but it was not published until Dec 2014).

Donaldson A, Poulos RG. Planning the diffusion of a neck-injury prevention programme among community rugby union coaches. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:151–158.

Ekegren C, Donaldson A, Gabbe BJ, Finch CF. Implementing injury surveillance systems alongside injury prevention programs: evaluation of an online surveillance system in a community setting. Injury Epidemiology. 2014;1:19.

Ekegren CL, Gabbe BJ, Finch CF. Injury reporting via SMS text messaging in community sport. Injury Prevention. 2014;20:266-271.

Engebretsen L, Bahr R, Cook JL, Derman W, Emery CA, Finch CF, Meeuwisse WH, Schwellnus M, Steffen K. The IOC Centres of Excellence bring prevention to Sports Medicine. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:1270-1275.

Finch CF, Cook J. Categorising sports injuries in epidemiological studies: The SIC (subsequent injury categorisation) model to address the issue of multiple, recurrent, exacerbation or new injuries. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:1276-1280. [Published BJSM Online first 16/03/2013 as doi:10.1136/bjsports-2012-091729.]

Finch CF, Diamantopoulou K, Twomey DM, Doyle TLA, Lloyd SG, Young W, Elliott BC. The reach and adoption of a coach-led exercise training programme in community football. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:718-723.

Finch CF, Doyle TLA. Dempsey AR, Elliott BC, Twomey DM, White PE, Diamantopoulou K, Young W, Lloyd DG. What do community football players think about different exercise-training programmes? Implications for the delivery of lower limb injury prevention programmes. British Journal of Sports Medicine .2014;48:702-707.

Finch CF, Orchard JW, Twomey DM, Saleem MS, Ekegren CL, Lloyd DG, Elliott BC. Coding OSICS sports injury diagnoses in epidemiological studies: does the background of the coder matter? British Journal of Sports Medicine.2014;48:552-556.

Finch CF, Wong Shee A, Clapperton A. Time to add a new priority target for child injury prevention? The case for an excess burden associated with sport and exercise injury: population-based study. BMJ Open. 2014;4:e005043.

Fortington LV. Rehabilitation in specialist nursing care for the elderly person with lower limb amputation. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Revalidatiegeneeskunde. [The Netherlands Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.] 2014;36(2):75-76.

Goode N, Finch CF, Cassell E, Lenne MG, Salmon PM. What would you like? Identifying the required characteristics of an industry-wide incident reporting and learning system for the led outdoor activity sector. Australian Journal of Outdoor Education. 2014;17(2):2-15.

Haines T, Day L, Hill K, Clemson L, Finch CF. "Better for others than for me": A belief that should shape our efforts to promote participation in falls prevention strategies. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2014;36-144.

Hanson D, Allegrante JP, Sleet DA, Finch CF. Research alone is not sufficient to prevent sports injury. (Editorial) British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:682-684.

Hindmarsh D, Loh M, Hayen A, Finch CF, Close J. Effect of co-morbidity on relative survival following hospitalisations for fall-related hip fracture in older people. Australasian Journal of Ageing. 2014;33(3):E1-E7.

Hyndman BP, Benson AC, Ullah S, Finch CF, Telford A. Children's enjoyment of play during school lunchtime breaks: an examination of intraday and interday reliability. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2014;11:109-117.

Joseph C, Clark R, Kemp J, Bradshaw E. Musculoskeletal stiffness during hopping and running does not change following downhill backwards walking. Sports Biomechanics. 2014. 13(3):241-258. [Published online 19/06/2014 as doi: 10.1080/14763141.2014.914240.]

Kader M, Perera NK. Socio-economic and nutritional determinants of low birth weight in India. North American Journal of Medical Sciences 2014;6:302-308.

Kemp JL, Crossley K, Roos E, Ratzlaff C. What fooled us in the knee may trip us up in the hip: Lessons learnt from arthroscopy. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:1200-1201.

Kemp JL, Schache AG, Makdissi M, Pritchard MG, Sims K, Crossley KM. Are hip ranges of motion and muscle strengths impaired in people with hip chondropathy? Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions. 2014;14(3):334-342.

Keyzer P, Coyle IR, Dietrich J, Norton K, Sekundiz B, Jones V, Finch CF. Legal risk management and injury in the fitness industry: the outcomes of focus group research and a national survey of fitness professionals. Journal of Law and Medicine. 2014;21(4):826-844.

McKay C, Steffen K, Romiti M, Finch CF, Emery C. The effect of coach and player injury knowledge, attitudes and beliefs on adherence to the FIFA 11+ program in female youth soccer. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:1281-1286.

Newton J, White PE, Ewing MT, Makdissi M, Davis GA, Donaldson A, Sullivan AS, Seward H, Finch CF. Intention to use sport concussion guidelines among community-level coaches and sports trainers. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 2014;17(5):469-473.

O'Brien J, Donaldson A, Barbery G, Finch CF. The 3 must-do's of intervention reporting: enhancing sports injury prevention research. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:1267-1269.

O'Brien J, Finch CF. A systematic review of core implementation components in team ball sport injury prevention trials. Injury Prevention. 2014;20:357-362.

O'Brien J, Finch CF. The implementation of musculoskeletal injury-prevention exercise programmes in team ball sports: a systematic review employing the RE-AIM framework. Sports Medicine. 2014;44:1305-1318.

Orchard JW, McCrory P, Makdissi M, Seward H, Finch CF. Use of rule changes to prevent injury in the Australian Football League. Minerva Ortopedica E Traumatologica. 2014;65(6):355-364.

Padua DA, Frank B, Donaldson A, de la Motte S, Cameron K, Beutler A, DiStefano LJ, Marshall SW. Seven steps for developing and implementing a preventive training program: lessons learned from jump ACL and beyond. Clinics in Sports Medicine. 2014;33(4):615-632.

Rashid M, Kader M, Perera NKP, Sharma A. Wife beating: A population-based study in Bangladesh. Violence and Gender. 2014.1(4):170-175. [Published online first 21/11/2014 as doi:10.1089/vio.2014.0015.]

Salmon PM, Goode N, Lenné MG, Finch CF, Cassell E. Injury causation in the great outdoors: A systems analysis of led outdoor activity injury incidents. Accident Analysis & Prevention. 2014;63:111-120.

Sekendiz B, Gass G, Norton K, Finch CF. Cardiac emergency preparedness in health/fitness facilities in Australia. The Physician and Sports Medicine. 2014:42(4):14-19.

Talpey S, Young W, Twomey D, Doyle T, Elliott B, Lloyd D, Finch CF. Acceleration, change of direction speed and agility profile of adult community level Australian football players. Australian Journal of Strength and Conditioning. 2014: 22(5): 176-178.

Timpka T, Jacobsson J, Bickenbach J, Finch CF, Ekberg J, Nordenfelt L. What is a sports injury? Sports Medicine. 2014;44:423-428.

Tran J, Finch CF. Are implementation science advances and digital technology developments important in sports medicine? Sports Medicine Australia thinks so. (Editorial). British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:675-676.

Twomey D, Petrass LA, Orchard J, Finch CF. Ground conditions as a risk factor in sports injury aetiology studies: the level of concordance between objective and subjective measures. Injury Epidemiology. 2014;1:27.

Ullah S, Gabbett T, Finch CF. Statistical modelling for recurrent events: an application to sports injuries. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:1287-1293.

Verhagen E, Voogt N, Bruinsma A, Finch CF. A knowledge transfer scheme to bridge the gap between science and practice: an integration of existing research frameworks into a toll for practice. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:698-701.

Vu T, Day L, Finch CF. The burden of hospitalised fall-related injury in community-dwelling older people in Victoria: a database study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2014;28(2):128-133.

White P, Newton J, Makdissi M, McCrory P, Donaldson A, Davis G, Sullivan J, Finch CF. Knowledge about sports-related concussion: is the message getting through to coaches and trainers? British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48:119-124.

White P, Otago L, Saunders L, Romiti M, Donaldson A, Ullah S, Finch CF. Ensuring implementation success. How should coach injury prevention education be improved if we want coaches to deliver safety programs during training sessions? British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;48(5):402-403.

White PE, Wong Shee A, Finch CF. Independent appraiser assessment of the quality, methodological rigour and transparency of the development of the 2008 international consensus statement on concussion in sport. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014,48;130-134.Wong Shee A, Phillips B, Hill K, Dodd K. Feasibility and acceptability of a volunteer-mediated diversional therapy program for older patients with cognitive impairment. Geriatric Nursing. 2014. 35(4):300-305.


Andrew N, Gabbe B, Cook J, Lloyd D, Donnelly CJ, Nash C, Finch CF. Could targeted exercise programs prevent lower limb injury in community Australian Football? Sports Medicine. 2013;43:751-763.

Donaldson A, Borys D, Finch CF. Understanding safety management system applicability in community sport. Safety Science. 2013;60:95-104.

Donaldson A, Finch CF. Applying implementation science to sports injury prevention. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013;47(8):473-475.

Finch CF, Clapperton AJ, McCrory P. Increasing incidence of sports related concussion hospitalizations in Victoria, Australia. Medical Journal of Australia. 2013;198(8):427-430.

Finch CF, Gabbe B, White PE, Lloyd DG, Twomey D, Donaldson A, Elliott B, Cook J. Priorities for investment in injury prevention in community Australian football. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2013;23:430–438.

Gosling C, Donaldson A, Forbes A, Gabbe B. The perception of injury risk and safety in triathlon competition: An exploratory focus group study. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013;23(1):70–73

Harvey L, Poulos RG, Finch CF. Making burn injuries count: the impact of varying case selection criteria on the identification of hospitalised burn injuries. Burns. 2013;39(7):1367-1373.

Pascoe D, Sturnieks D, Close JCT, Tiedemann A, Lord S, Twomey D, Finch CF. Knowledge outcomes and retention of a university-based falls prevention education program (UniEP). Focus on Health Professional Education: a multi-disciplinary journal. 2013;15(2):55-66.

Steffen K, Emery CA, Romiti M, Kang J, Bizzini M, Dvorak J, Finch CF, Meeuwisse WH. High adherence to a neuromuscular injury prevention training program (FIFA 11+) improves functional balance and reduces injury risk in Canadian youth female soccer players – a cluster randomized trial. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013;47(12):794-802.

Steffen K, Meeuwisse WH, Romiti M, Kang J, McKay C, Bizzini M, Dvorak J, Finch CF, Myklebust G, Emery CA. Evaluation of how different implementation strategies of an injury prevention program (FIFA 11+) impact team adherence and injury risk in Canadian female youth football players – a cluster-randomised trial. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013;47(8):480-487.

Ullah S, Finch CF. Applications of functional data analysis (FDA): a systematic review. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2013,13:43