Table 1

Overview of study and study phases

Overall research and partnership goalsProject phaseStudy year
Develop evidence-based safety guidelines for lower limb injury in Australian football12010–11
Refine guidelines and develop a delivery plan22011
Implement and evaluate guidelines and delivery plan32012–13
Develop and release of a national Australian football sports safety package42014
Extension of sports safety package through national/state partners to other sports52014
Promotion of general sports safety with partner agencies52010–14