injury & rehabilitation

Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are ubiquitous in the world of athletics. 10-28% of those who participate in running sports will have one at some point in their careers. A network of ligaments holds the 28 bones of the foot together. Some of these ligaments are prone to injury. A sprain is when the fibres making up a(…)

The UEFA Injury Study 2011

The UEFA Injury Study 2011

The UEFA injury study recently published highlight’s a number of observations for football coaches, and possible implications for training. The report concludes: 1. An average 8 injuries per 1000 hours of football exposure 2. The incidence of injuries is higher in games (27.5) than in training (4.1) 3. A player has an average of 2(…)