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Jenny Jacobsson

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  1. Jacobsson J, Timpka T, Ekberg J, Kowalski J, Nilsson S and Renström P. Design of a protocol for large-scale epidemiological studies in individual sports: The Swedish Athletics study, Br J Sports Med, 2010 44: 1106-1111.
  2. Jacobsson J, Timpka T, Kowalski J, Nilsson S, Ekberg J, Renstrom P. Prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries in Swedish elite track and field athletes. The American journal of sports medicine. 2012;40(1):163-9.
  3. J Jacobsson, T Timpka, J Kowalski, S Nilsson, J Ekberg, Ö Dahlström, P Renström. Injury patterns in Swedish elite athletics: annual incidence, injury types and risk factors. Br J Sports Med 2013; 47:15 941-952.
  4. Timpka T, Jacobsson J, Bickenbach J, Finch CF, Ekberg J, Nordenfelt L. What is a sports injury? Sports Medicine. 2014 Apr;44(4):423-8.
  5. Timpka, T. Alonso JM, Jacobsson, J, et al. Consensus statement on injury and illness definitions and data collection procedures on epidemiological studies in Athletics (track and field). Br J Sports Med 2014;48:483–490.
  6. Edouard P, Jacobsson J, Timpka T, et al. Extending in-competition Athletics injury and illness surveillance with pre-participation risk factor screening: A pilot study. Physical Therapy in Sports 16 (2015) 98-106.
  7. Dahlström Ö, Jacobsson J, Timpka T. Overcoming the organization-practice barrier in sports injury prevention: a non-hierarchical organizational model. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2015 Aug;25(4):e414-22.
  8. Timpka T, Janson S, Jacobsson J, et al. Protocol Design for Large-Scale Cross-Sectional Studies of Sexual Abuse and Associated Factors in Individual Sports: Feasibility Study in Swedish Athletics. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (2015) 14, 179-187
  9. Timpka T, Jacobsson J, Ekberg J et al. Review: Meta-narrative analysis of sports injury reporting practices based onthe Injury Definitions Concept Framework (IDCF): A review of consensus statements and epidemiological studies in athletics (track and field). J Sci Med Sport. 2015 Nov;18(6):643-50.
  10. Alonso JM, Jacobsson J, Timpka T et al. Preparticipation injury complaint is a risk factor for injury: a prospective study of the Moscow 2013 IAAF Championships. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Sep;49(17):1118-24.
  11. Jacobsson J, Timpka T. Classification of Prevention in sports medicine and epidemiology. Sports Med. 2015 Nov;45(11):1483-7.
  12. Timpka T, Jacobsson J, Dahlström Ö et al. The psychological factor ‘self-blame’ predicts overuse injury in top level Swedish track and field athletes: a 12-month cohort study. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Nov;49(22):1472-7.
  13. Fagher K,  Forsberg A, Jacobsson J et al. Paralympic athletes’ perceptions of their experiences of sports-related injuries, risk factors and preventive possibilities. Eur J Sport Sci. 2016 Nov;16(8):1240-9.
  14. Jelvegård S, Timpka T, Jacobsson J, el al. Lay explanatory models and behaviours associated with health problems among competitive runners: qualitative study of cognitive appraisals. Orthop J Sports Med. 2016 Dec 13;4(12):2325967116673972.
  15. Karlsson D, Timpka T, Jacobsson J, et al. Electronic data capture on athletes pre-partcipation health and in-competition injury and illness at major sports championships: An extended usability study in Athletics. Health Informatics J. 2016 Aug 8. pii: 1460458216661861.
  16. Fagher K, Jacobsson J, Timpka T, Dahlström Ö, Lexell J. The Sports-Related Injuries and Illnesses in Paralympic Sport Study (SRIIPSS): a study protocol for a prospective longitudinal study. BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil. 2016 Aug 30;8(1):28. doi: 10.1186/s13102-016-0053-x.
  17. Periard J, Racinais S, Timpka T, Dahlström Ö, Specro A, Jacobsson J, Bargoria V, Halje K, Alonso JM. Strategies and factors associated with preparing for competing in the heat: a cohort study at the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Feb;51(4):264-270.
  18. Timpka T, Jacobsson J, Bargoria V, et al. Pre-participation predictors for championship injury and illness: cohort study at the Beijing 2015 IAAF Championships. Br J Sports Med. 2016 Oct. Br J Sports Med. 2017; 51(4):271-76.
  19. Toomas Timpka, Jan Schyllander, Diana Ekman, Robert Ekman, Örjan Dahlström, Martin Hägglund, Karolina Kristenson, Jenny Jacobsson. Community-level football injury epidemiology: traumatic injuries treated at Swedish emergency medical facilities. European Journal of Public Health, 1-5,2017.
  20. J Jacobsson, D Bergin, T Timpka, et al. Injuries in youth track and field are perceived to have multiple-level causes that call for ecological (holistic-developmental) interventions: a national sporting community perceptions and experiences. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2017 Jun 12. doi: 10.1111/sms.12929. DOI: 10.1111/sms.12929
  21. Fagher K, Jacobsson J, Dahlström Ö, Timpka T, Lexell J. A pilot feasibility and usability study of a novel eHealth application of self-reported sports-related injuries and illnesses in Paralympic Sport. JMIR Hum Factors. mdoi:10.2196/humanfactors.8117
  22. Rodríguez-Serrano LI, Timpka T, Ekberg J, Dahlström Ö, Jacobsson J. Young athletes’ health knowledge system: qualitative analysis of health learning processes in adolescent sportspersons. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2018 Mar;28(3):1272-1280.
  23. Rönnby S, Lundberg O, Fagher K, Jacobsson J, Tillander B, Gauffin H, Hansson PO, Dahlström Ör, Timpka T. mHealthSelf-Report Monitoring in Competitive Middle- and Long-Distance Runners: Qualitative Study of Long-Term Use Intentions Using the Technology Acceptance Model. Accepted 2018.
  24. Timpka T, Janson S, Jacobsson J, et al. Lifetime history of sexual and physical abuse among competitive athletics (track and field) athletes: cross sectional study of associations with sports and non-sports injury. Br J Sports Med 2018;0:1–7.
  25. Raysmith, B.P, Jacobsson, J, Drew, M.K., Timpka, T. What Is Performance? A Scoping Review of Performance Outcomes as Study Endpoints in Athletics. Sports 2019, 7, 66.
  26. Toomas Timpka, Jenny Jacobsson, Victor Bargoria and Örjan Dahlström. Injury Pain in Track and Field Athletes: Cross-Sectional Study of Mediating Factors. Sports 2019, 7, 110; doi:10.3390/sports7050110
  27. Fagher, Kristina; Dahlström, Örjan; Jacobsson, Jenny; Timpka, Toomas; Lexell, Jan E. Prevalence of sports-related injuries and illnesses in Paralympic athletes. Accepted PM&R: The journal of injury, function and rehabilitation. 2019 June.
  28. Gauffin H, Tillander B, Dahlström Ö, Lyth J, Raysmith B,Jacobsson J, Timpka T. Maintaining motivation and health among recreational runners: Panel study of factors associated with self-rated performance outcomes at competitions. J Sci Med Sport. 2019 Jul 13.
  29. Dahlström Ö, Adami PE, Fagher K,Jacobsson J, Bargoria V, Gauffin H, Hansson PO, Andersson C, Bermon S, Timpka T. Efficacy of pre-participation cardiac evaluation recommendations among athletes participating in World Athletics Championships. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2019 Oct 25.
  30. Timpka T, Périard JD, Spreco A, Dahlström Ö, Jacobsson J, Bargoria V, Andersson C, Alonso JM, Racinais S. Health complaints and heat stress prevention strategies during taper as predictors of peaked athletic performance at the 2015 World Athletics Championship in hot conditions. J Sci Med Sport. 2019 Nov 5. pii: S1440-2440(19)30893-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2019.10.024.
  31. Victor Bargoria, Toomas Timpka, Jenny Jacobsson, Karin Halje, Christer Andersson, Gerhard Andersson, Stéphane Bermon. Running for your life: qualitative study of champion long-distance runners’ strategies to sustain excellence in performance and health. Accept jan, 2020.
  32. Timpka T, Spreco A, Dahlström Ö, Jacobsson J, Kowalski J, Bargoria V, Mountjoy M, Svedin CG. Suicidal thoughts (ideation) among elite athletics (track and field) athletes: associations with sports participation, psychological resourcefulness and having been a victim of sexual and/or physical abuse. Accept jan 2020.
  33. Fagher, Kristina; Dahlström, Örjan; Jacobsson, Jenny; Timpka, Toomas; Lexell, Jan E. Injuries and illnesses in Swedish Paralympic athletes – a 52-week prospective study of incidence and risk factors. Scand J Med Sci Sports. Accept.
  34. Jenny Jacobsson, Joakim Ekberg, Toomas Timpka, Lena Haggren Råsberg, Marina Sjöberg, Dejan Mirkovic, Sverker Nilsson. Developing web-based health guidance for coaches and parents in child athletics (track and field): participatory action research study based on best scientific evidence and sports practice. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. July 2020;30:1248-1255.
  35. Nielsen RØ, Shrier I, Casals M, et al. Statement on Methods in Sport Injury Research From the First METHODS MATTER Meeting, Copenhagen, 2019. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2020;50(5):226‐233. doi:10.2519/jospt.2020.9876
  36. Nielsen RO, Shrier I, Casals M, et al. Statement on methods in sport injury research from the 1st METHODS MATTER Meeting, Copenhagen, 2019 [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 4]. Br J Sports Med. 2020;bjsports-2019-101323. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2019-101323
  37. Bekker S, Bolling C, H Ahmed O, et al. Athlete health protection: Why qualitative research matters [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jul 3]. J Sci Med Sport. 2020;S1440-2440(20)30682-4. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2020.06.020
  38. Jenny Jacobsson, Armin Spreco, Jan Kowalski, Toomas Timpka, Örjan Dahlström. Assessing parents, youth athletes and coaches subjective health literacy: A cross-sectional study. Accepted J Sci Med Sport. Feb 3rd, 2021.
  39. Bermon S, Adami PE, Dahlström Ö, Fagher K, Hautala J, Ek A, Anderson C, Jacobsson J, Svedin CG, Timpka T. Lifetime Prevalence of Verbal, Physical, and Sexual Abuses in Young Elite Athletics Athletes. Front Sports Act Living. 2021 May 31;3:657624. doi: 10.3389/fspor.2021.657624. PMID: 34136805; PMCID: PMC8200562.
  40. Timpka T, Fagher K, Bargoria V, Gauffin H, Andersson C, Jacobsson J, Nyce J, Bermon S. ‘The Little Engine That Could’: A Qualitative Study of Medical Service Access and Effectiveness among Adolescent Athletics Athletes Competing at the Highest International Level. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jul 7;18(14):7278. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18147278. PMID: 34299729; PMCID: PMC8304016.
  41. Ek A, Kowalski J, Jacobsson J. Training in spikes and number of training hours correlate to injury incidence in youth athletics (track and field): a prospective 52-week study. J Sci Med Sport. Accept 2021 September 14th.


Jacobsson Jenny. Kartläggning ska minska friidrottens skador. Svensk Idrottsforskning. 2/2013.


Toomas Timpka, Jenny Jacobsson. SkadeFri – ett samarbete mellan Linköpings Universitet och Friidrottsförbundet. Centrum för Idrottsforskning 2012:2. För framtids segrar. En analys av det svenska elitidrottssystemet. (ISBN: 978-91-979562-5-3)

Toomas Timpka, Jenny Jacobsson. Kapitel 1. Idrottsskada och skaderegistrering. Idrottsskador från prevention till säker återgång i idrott. [ed] A. Heijne., & E. Rasmusen Barr, Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2018. (ISBN: 978-91-441036-0-0)


Towards systematic prevention of athletics injuries: Use of clinical epidemiology for evidence-based injury prevention. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa. Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. 2012.

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