Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Thousand mile journey (part II): collaborative steps to advance the management of groin pain in athletes
  1. Adam Weir
  1. Correspondence to Dr Adam Weir, Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, P.O. Box 29222, Doha, Qatar;{at}

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

Last year I wrote an editorial, “From disruption to consensus: the thousand mile journey”,1 to accompany the British Hernia Society's position statement on the treatment of sportsman's groin.2 This was the first time a consensus approach had been trialled in the field of groin pain in athletes. Since this first step on the long journey to improve outcomes for athletes with groin pain, the field has advanced further. The first World Conference on Groin Pain in Athletes was held in Doha, Qatar, in November 2014. After the conference, the “Doha Agreement Meeting on Terminology and Definitions in Groin Pain in Athletes” was held in Aspetar Hospital.

Agree to disagree

EB White stated that “there is …

View Full Text


  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.