Category: Injury Reduction

Understanding the balance between work & recovery is something that is vital to maximal soccer performance & player success. ISSPF brings together some of the leading researchers & applied soccer scientists to discuss the role of rest & recovery within the game, and science behind the latest research surrounding the recovery procedures used within the game.

Soccer Injury Rehabilitation Process & Phases

Across elite level soccer, the increased demands of training, competitive match play and the ever-growing congestive fixture periods in-season increases the player’s injury susceptibility. Recently, …

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Recovery Strategies in Soccer

Understanding the balance between work & recovery is vitally important in order to maximise soccer performance & player success. The International Soccer Science & Performance Federation …

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Preventing Injuries in Football

Due to the huge financial rewards of being successful at the elite level of the sport, and all the benefits that generally filter through the …

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Effects of an Injury Prevention Program in Elite Pro Soccer

Soccer is regarded as a high intensity intermittent contact sport exposing players to continual physical, technical, tactical, psychological, and physiological demands

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Austrian Soccer Players Injuries – Are they an Issue?

With its load characteristics, the team sport of soccer places high physical demands on players and thus is associated with a high risk of injury.

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External & Internal Training Loads with Injury Risk Review

This review examined the methods used to monitor external and internal training loads in elite-level soccer and their relationships with injury risk. Due to the significant financial and performance burden of injury incidence in professional soccer, recent research has focused its attention upon understanding the relationship between training load and injury risk.

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Hamstring Injury Prevention for Elite Soccer Players

The aim of this study was to determine the effect of implementing the Nordic hamstring exercise (NHE) to prevent hamstring injuries in soccer. A professional team was followed by the same medical team during 5 successive seasons (2012/2013 through 2016/2017).

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