TRIPP StageResearch needResearch process
1Count and describe injuriesInjury surveillance
2Understand why injuries occurProspective studies to establish aetiology and mechanisms of injury
3Develop “potential” preventive measuresBasic mechanistic and clinical studies to identify what could be done to prevent injuries
4Understand what works under “ideal” conditionsEfficacy studies to determine what works in a controlled setting (eg RCTS)
5Understand the intervention implementation context including personal, environmental, societal and sports delivery factors that may enhance or be barriersEcological studies to understand implementation context
6Understand what works in the “real world”Effectiveness studies in context of real-world sports delivery (ideally in natural, uncontrolled settings)
  • Highlighted sections correspond to implementation and effectiveness research needs