Advancing adherence research in sport injury prevention

Have you ever wondered why some patients do not adhere to drug prescrip- tions despite warnings regarding the health consequences of non-adherence? The simple reason is that it takes more than just a prescription and education to get patients to take their drugs. A similar scenario has become apparent in the field of sport injury prevention.

In a collaboration with the University of Calgary and the university of Bath, we had the opportunity to contribute to an editorial by Oluwatoyosi Owoeye, highlighting the importance of adherence in sport injury prevention research and practice. This text provides a framework to raise the bar for sport injury prevention adherence research. 

The full article can be found here

Owoeye OBA, McKay C, Verhagen E, Emery C Advancing adherence research in sport injury prevention . Br J Sports Med Online First