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Håkan Gauffin

Associate Professor and Consultant in Orthopedic Surgery. My main interests in research are knee ligament and meniscal injuries, sports medicine including track and field and soccer.

About me


  • Athletic Research Center (ARC)


  • Medical programme



Ann-Sofi Björkman, Alexandr Malusek, Håkan Gauffin, Anders Persson, Seppo Koskinen (2023) Spectral photon-counting CT: Image quality evaluation using a metal-containing bovine bone specimen European Journal of Radiology, Vol. 168, Article 111110 Continue to DOI
Jan Ekstrand, Anna Hallén, Vittoria Marin, Håkan Gauffin (2023) Most modifiable risk factors for hamstring muscle injury in womens elite football are extrinsic and associated with the club, the team, and the coaching staff and not the players themselves: the UEFA Womens Elite Club Injury Study Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, Vol. 31, p. 2550-2555 Continue to DOI
Jan Ekstrand, Anna Hallén, Håkan Gauffin, Håkan Bengtsson (2023) Low adoption in womens professional football: teams that used the Nordic Hamstring Exercise in the team training had fewer match hamstring injuries BMJ OPEN SPORT & EXERCISE MEDICINE, Vol. 9, Article e001523 Continue to DOI
Toomas Timpka, Kristina Fagher, Victor Bargoria, Christer A Andersson, Jenny Jacobsson, Håkan Gauffin, Per-Olof Hansson, Paolo Emilio Adami, Stephane Bermon, Örjan Dahlström (2023) Injury acknowledgement by reduction of sports load in world-leading athletics (track and field) athletes varies with their musculoskeletal health literacy and the socioeconomic environment British Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 57, p. 849-854 Continue to DOI
Moa Jederström, Sara Agnafors, Christina L. Ekegren, Kristina Fagher, Håkan Gauffin, Laura Korhonen, Jennifer Park, Armin Spreco, Toomas Timpka (2023) A cross-sectional study of anxiety and depression caseness in female competitive figure skaters in Sweden BMJ OPEN SPORT & EXERCISE MEDICINE, Vol. 9, Article e001491 Continue to DOI