Outdated Sport medical teams – dangerous practises – long lasting injuries


Football Soccer – Euro 2016 – Germany Training – Stade Camille Fournier, …


# If a human was a sail-boat on the open sea – contemporary medical science says weather and sea does not influence the sail-boat#


As long as one continues to invest in the old fallen paradigm of sport medicine one will continue to loose a lot of money and performance.. All parameters measuring the investment, like projected ROI (appearances, goals, assists, life span, future transfer value, etc) will be at risk.  Players risk never get rid of their injuries and suffer unnecessary. A CL player out with injury for a month cost about 500,000 Euro. (Ref, UEFA Medical Symposium Athens 2018)

We can never understand the whole human by studying the parts.

My name is Mr. Inge Jarl Clausen. Im Norwegian and I live in Kiefersfelden, Bayern, Germany.

Maybe is time to take a critical  look at the explosive injury statistic, long lasting injuries and why  so many injuries never seems to be healed/recovered? Or if we ask the questions,  Has sport medicine failed in healing long lasting injuries?. If the answer is Ja. What do we have to do different?.



Think about this. Should some practises of today’s sport medicine and physiotherapy be avoided?.

Regarding the body’s self- regulating capacity, touching/manipulating of the patient’s body by the therapist will be contra-indicated. The patient himself will return to his own growth promoting self- regulating capacity if he is permitted to do this in his own tempo.


Self-healing and recovery always starts centrally in the organism,( party through epi genetic mechanisms)  and then  spreads peripheral to all other biochemical, physiological, somatic, emotional and cognitive processes. It has its origin in the Vegetative system/processes,  Counter-productive is any touching /manipulative approach to the organism. It can be dangerous. Because it adds disturbance/delay to  adaptive physiology and the expanding self-healing/self-regulation processes/functions.

To me some approaches  of physio and other invasive method can be seen as a attack on the human organism and will be fought back by the adaptive physiology.(compensated by adaptive physiology and might create unsolvable vegetative contradictions)  It can lay the ground for long lasting injuries, ( in some cases even lead to dysregulated maladaptive physiology) and destroy/delay the organisms own self-healing/regulation processes.

A footballer who is treated with touching-invasive therapy risk having a injury last long. Same is valid for many methods externally or internally adding disturbance to adaptive physiology.

Our organism is saturated with emotional disturbance. Adaptive physiology(the body) is emotions. Touch etc. can also  lead to mental disorders. and/or low cognitive functionality.

epigenetic mechanism

I suspect the current(feb. 2017)  problem of Mario Götze, Borussia Dortmund., his metabolic disturbances (Dysregulated maladaptive physiology) partly can be a result of long term exposure to invasive methods of physiotherapy and general sport medicine. The same is for sure why Jerome Boateng FC Bayern Munic seems to be long time injury  ridden. Another tragic example is Novak Djokovic, that after several months still suffers from a simple to cure elbow injury.


In Pro cycling – the big 3 week races – massage on tired body is really dangerous. The massage attach on the organism can lead to disruptive peristaltic (digestions disturbance),  light fever symptoms in night. Heavy tiredness and loss of mental focus next day.

A few years ago it was proven that the theoretical foundation of  medicine was outdated.  Some methods can be harming. The whole biomedical model of contemporary evidence-based medicine has fallen.  They eliminate experiences as a factor influencing the human organism.  Human experiences are not only absent from contemporary evidence-based medicine, it is in fact explicitly eliminated by the mathematical analyses performed during assembling of evidence biology.

The way medical science is organized in organ specialisation is mostly unhealthy (Descartian  – mechanistic-dualistic thinking).

They do not have a theory that gives justice to  human nature. Still they divide the human organism in parts.  And treat each part separately ignoring the whole organism. (to have permanent recovery/healing the whole selfhealing capacity of the organism must be activated and give time for selfregulation)

I can say it like this,

# If a human was a sail-boat on the open sea – contemporary medical science says weather and sea does not influence the sail-boat#

A present theory-driven synthesis of new scientific knowledge from a number of disciplines, including epigenetics, psycho-neuro-endocrino-immunology, stress research and systems biology, based on articles in recognised scientific journals and other academic journals shows experiences are of Paramount Importance for our life and development.

New knowledge from integrative research projects reveals a urgent need for both theoretical and practical reorientation in medicine with respect to understanding health, on both the individual and the community level.

Nevertheless, the traditional scientific methodology of biomedicine fails to take account of the self-aware, meaning-seeking, purposeful and relational nature of humans.

Doctors therefore lack theoretical understanding of how experiences associated with self-image, relations and values become «inscribed» in the body. And have no method to remove disturbance from adaptive physiology.

Here a link explaining  the fall of contemporary evidence-based medicine. To me a huge tragedy of enormous dimensions.


Maybe the time has come to leave the organ specific approach/thinking (it has failed) and instead start stimulating ANS-vagus – the vegetative system centrally.


“The vegetative system consist of the hormonal balance, the immune system and the autonomous nervous system sympathetic / para- sympathetic.  The approach can be considered as a holistic, almost monoistic approach in understanding the human organism, and looks at all the manifestations of the organism as an expression of aspects of the same whole.. Central to this whole is the  functionality ,of the vegetative system, which is seen as one of the pillars of the organism’s adaptation, and will determine how the organism is able to utilize its growth and self-regulation potential.. All disorders – mental or body- is also an disorders in the vegetative system. This disorder is essentially a contradiction in the vegetative system, which could not be resolved in a satisfactory way for the individual. Any mental phenomenon has its physical body correlate (answer).

The function of the vegetative system is based on assimilation of contradictions. Disorders in the vegetative system is unresolved contradictions in the same system. These differences in the vegetative system is reflected in the organism. When the vegetative system is precluded optimal function through this contradiction, this will penetrate into the organism’s organization at all levels. The vegetative system is in a dialectical relation to the entire organism, even to it self. This means that the mirror of the vegetative contradiction in the organism, is characterized partly by the organism own compensations to this contradiction seen organismic, but also by the vegetative system’s own compensatory measures.

By any mental or somatic disorders in the organism, the restoration of normal vegetative functions will lead to an optimization of the specific organism’s functionality. The organism’s own healing powers springs out from the vegetative system, and works through this system on all other biochemical, physiological, somatic, emotional and cognitive processes. Change happens centrally and spreads peripheral in the organism.

In Norway there exist a little known medical/psychological tradition that did not follow the approach of contemporary medical science.

For more than 60 years it has studied how experiences characterizes our organism. How experiences shapes our body and mind. And developed a method to transform/remove and let the organism self-regulate/self-heal out not so good experiences and their symptoms.

The name of  the tradition is Self-regulated based and Experience orientated vegetotherapy. In sport I call it Vegetative Training (VGT).  The tradition do not use any TOUCHING/INVASIVE approach.

Under some links about the tradition from Norway that possibly represent both the theory and methods partly needed for future sportmedicine and performance science.








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