Ben Clarsen is a physiotherapist at the Norwegian Olympic Training Center and a researcher at the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center (OSTRC). He has a bachelor degree in physiotherapy from the University of Sydney, a master degree in sports physiotherapy from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences and a PhD from OSTRC. Ben’s main clinical and research interest is the treatment and prevention of overuse injuries in sport. He is a lecturer on the Norwegian sports physiotherapy master program and on the IOC Advanced Team Physician Course. Ben has 15 years’ experience working with elite athletes, particularly in road cycling where he has been physiotherapist for a number of professional teams, as well as the Norwegian and Australian national programmes. He is a senior associate editor of
BJSM and is currently working as the managing editor of the 5th edition of Brukner and Khan’s Clinical Sports Medicine textbook.