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Seven tips for developing and maintaining a high performance sports medicine team
  1. Tim J Gabbett1,2,
  2. Simon Kearney3,
  3. Leslie J Bisson4,5,6,
  4. Joe Collins5,6,
  5. Robby Sikka7,8,9,
  6. Nathan Winder10,
  7. Craig Sedgwick10,
  8. Ed Hollis11,
  9. Jeremy M Bettle12
  1. 1 Gabbett Performance Solutions, Brisbane, Australia
  2. 2 University of Southern Queensland, Institute for Resilient Regions, Ipswich, Australia
  3. 3 St. Kilda Football Club, Seaford, Australia
  4. 4 Department of Orthopaedics, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
  5. 5 Buffalo Sabres National Hockey League Team, Buffalo, New York, USA
  6. 6 Buffalo Bills National Football League Team, Buffalo, New York, USA
  7. 7 Minnesota Vikings National Football League Team, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  8. 8 Mayo Clinic, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  9. 9 Tria Orthopaedic Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  10. 10 Barnsley Football Club, Barnsley, UK
  11. 11 Leicester Tigers Rugby Club, Leicester, UK
  12. 12 Toronto Maple Leafs National Hockey League Team, Toronto, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Dr Tim J Gabbett, Gabbett Performance Solutions, Brisbane 4011, Australia; tim{at}

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  • Contributors TJG wrote the initial draft of the paper. All authors contributed equally to the subsequent drafts of the paper.

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