Director of the Physiotherapy Degree at EUSES, a centre attached to the UdG. Doctorate in Physiotherapy with the thesis “Groin problems in male football – beyond the time-loss approach”, directed by doctors Kristian Thorborg, Per Hölmich and Michael Skovdal Rathleff. Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and in Physiotherapy. Master’s Degree in High Performance Sports and in Scientific Evidence in Physiotherapy.
He has worked as a teacher of the Catalan Football Federation and also as a physical trainer of the Catalan Tennis Federation. He has been a physiotherapist and sports therapist at the Girona Futbol Club and at the Unió Esportiva Llagostera. He currently runs the SPORTCLÍNIC physiotherapy and training centre in Girona and also collaborates as a researcher in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Orthopaedic Research Centre, Amager-Hvidovre Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen. Member of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Copenhagen (PMR-C) research group, Amager-Hvidovre Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital. Denmark
Most relevant publications:
Esteve E, Rathleff MS, Bagur-Calafat C, Urrutia G, Thorborg K. (2015). Prevention of groin injuries in sports: a systematic review with meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Br J Sports Med.
Thorborg K, Krommes K, Esteve E, Clausen MB, Bartels EM, Rathleff MS (2015). High Risk of Bias and Low Transparency in ”How Effective are F-MARC Injury Prevention Programs for Soccer Players? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis ”A Letter to the Editor. Sports Med.
Thorborg, K., Krommes, KK, Esteve, E., Clausen, MB, Bartels, EM, & Rathleff, MS (2017). Effect of specific exercise-based football injury prevention programs on the overall injury rate in football: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the FIFA 11 and 11+ programs. Br J Sports Med.