• Sep 27, 2021
    Achilles tendon injuries in footballers: uncommon, high impact
    Achilles, the Greek hero in the Trojan War, had just 1 weak spot: his Achilles tendon. Unfortunately, footballers sustain injuries in a variety of places, including the Achilles tendon.
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  • Sep 20, 2021
    An “unhappy triad”, the fear of every footballer
    In our previous blogs we talked about groin injuries and hamstring injuries. But when thinking about football injuries, it’s impossible not to think about the knee. After hamstring injuries (17%), knee injuries (12.7%) are the most common injuries in footballers. The knee is a complex joint and a variety of different knee injuries can be sustained.
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  • Sep 13, 2021
    Hamstring injuries: what preventive action can we take?
    A familiar picture? You’re watching a football game and see a player reaching for his hamstring whilst sprinting. Everyone holds their breath … but yes, another injury. With an incidence of 0.3 to 1.9 per 1,000 football hours, acute hamstring injuries are one of the most common injuries in football.
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  • Sep 06, 2021
    Groin problems in footballers: Reduced risk through one simple exercise programme
    Anyone who followed the European Championships Football 2020 this summer will have noticed a number of groin injuries. Donny van de Beek of the Dutch National Team was forced to drop out during preparations and also Mathijs de Ligt missed the side’s opening game against Ukraine. The Belgian Team also experienced injuries;
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