Martin Hägglund is a physiotherapist and associate professor working at Linköping University, Sweden. He completed his PhD in 2007 on epidemiology and prevention of football injuries. He is a senior researcher in the Football Research Group that has conducted injury surveillance studies of European top-level football in collaboration with UEFA since 2001. His main research focus is on sports injury epidemiology, risk factors and prevention, including exercise based interventions.

He is section editor for the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports and an editorial board member of Sports Medicine – Open.