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11+ Kids warm-up programme

In children below the age of 14 years, there is a very little research relating to both epidemiology and the prevention of football injuries .

Reference values for the Copenhagen hip and groin outcome score

Reports of ‘hip injury’ in professional sports seem to be more frequent, but also are media reports of total hip replacements in retired players, many of whom h...

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BJSM June 2017 – Most of the main papers are open access

5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport Part 1: Consensus Statement, tools and 4 systematic reviews

BJSM FREE: Consensus statement on concussion in sport—the 5th international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016

The 2017 Concussion in Sport Group (CISG) consensus statement is designed to build on the principles outlined in the previous statements and to develop further ...

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Gain Without the Pain: Legal Drugs in Sport

Painkillers in sport: a form of legal doping or an excessive reliance on medication that puts the long-term health of athletes in jeopardy?

Fifa’s former doctor says painkiller use risks footballers’ health

Elite footballers' "abuse" of legal painkillers risks their health and could "potentially" have life-threatening implications, says Fifa's former chief medical ...

When 20%-25% of ACL patients re-injure their knee, we must be missing something

The athlete who suffers an torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) will in all likelihood be advised to have ligament reconstruction surgery. The majority of ACL ...

That all important denominator for injury rates: time or exposure based?

Doing an injury surveillance study may begin with simply counting the number of injuries (that, ideally, meets the most widely adopted definition of injury set ...

Just how intense are training activities?

Coaching books are full of suggested activities to improve skill, fitness, team tactics, and more. When a coach is planning a training session, training choices...

Time lost to hamstring injury and MR imaging

Football physicians realize that a hamstring strain has climbed to the top of the injury rankings in professional football. These same physicians also know that...

The heart of a footballer: how different is it?

A key goal of FIFA and F-MARC is prevention of sudden cardiac death during football. Despite the high visibility of these tragic events and pressure from sporti...

Strict enforcement of elbow-head fouls: is it working?

Video analysis of soccer matches has successfully described the mechanisms of injury and has identified specific circumstances that raise the chances of a more ...

Why aren’t athletes more forthcoming about their concussion symptoms?

Clinicians are acutely aware of the increased visibility and concern about concussive injury during sport, especially during soccer. Soccer is unique because of...

Reference values for the Copenhagen hip and groin outcome score

Reports of ‘hip injury’ in professional sports seem to be more frequent, but also are media reports of total hip replacements in retired players, many of whom h...

Identify risks of ankle sprain in the pre-participation physical exam

Interactively procrastinate optimal manufactured products via backward-compatible networks. Dramatically innovate B2C human capital rather than effective servic...

More on the artificial turf versus natural grass debate

The earliest injury surveillance studies comparing artificial turf vs. natural grass reported a higher rate of injury on artificial turf. Technological advances...

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