FOUR EFFECTIVE TESTS TO PREVENT SUDDEN DEATH IN TEENAGE ATHLETES

Two in every one hundred thousand young athletes die every year from what is known as sudden cardiac death. It is a small figure, but every single case is devastating: not only for their families and loved ones, but also for society, which will be in shock at such an unexpected death.

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THE GREAT UNKNOWN OF MUSCLE INJURIES: CONNECTIVE TISSUE IN THE EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX

An article published in The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine —in which members of the club’s medical services participated— now suggests to consider the detailed structure of the area affected, and treating the extracellular matrix as an essential player in the prognosis of the injury.

RECOVERY NUTRITION FOR FOOTBALL: BUILDING A TEAM

SURGERY FOR CENTRAL HAMSTRING TENDON INJURIES: AN INTERNAL STUDY

Two years ago, the FC Barcelona medical team decided to operate on the athletes with this type of injury. What were the results?

The Athlete’s Physical: an Essential Examination

A health check must detect situations which, despite not showing obvious symptoms, may endanger athletes subject to the highest demands.

Diagnostic Imaging in Sports Medicine: Present and Future

Muscle injuries account for more than 30% of all injuries in sports like soccer. Their significance is therefore enormous in terms of training sessions and lost game time.