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Roald Bahr (born July 25, 1957) is the Professor of Sports Medicine in the Department of Sports Medicine at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences and the Chair of the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center. He is also the Chief Medical Officer for Olympiatoppen and Chair of the Medical Department at the National Olympic Training Center. Bahr joined Aspetar Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Hospital as the Head of the Aspetar Sports Injury & Illness Prevention Programme in October 2012. He is authorized as a Sports Medicine Physician by the Norwegian Society of Sports Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. He serves as Team Physician for the beach volleyball national teams. He is past chair of the National Council on Physical Activity and past president of the Norwegian Society of Sports Medicine. He is a member of the FIVB Medical Commission and of the IOC Medical Commission—Medical and Scientific Group. Bahr´s main research area is sports injury prevention, and he has published more than 200 original research articles, review papers and book chapters, in addition to several books. He is the main editor of the widely acclaimed textbook “Clinical Guide to Sports Injuries”, which is published in seven languages, as well as the new “Handbook of Sports Injury Prevention”. In October 2008 at Buckingham Palace, Professor Bahr was presented with the Prince Philip Medal for his outstandingly significant and original contribution to the advancement of medical knowledge in Sports and Exercise Medicine by His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. Professor Bahr is also a former national team volleyball player and coach, and is married with three children.