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Injury Frequency in Professional Players: An Analysis of its Epidemiology in Football

On average, a professional football team made up of 25 players experiences 50 injuries over a season, so each player can get injured twice a year.

Do Footballers Get Injured More Now Than Before?

In today’s football, players compete more and more matches over the season.

Effects of Detraining on the Risk of Injury in Athletes

Although sports performance depends largely on technical, tactical, and physiological factors, other variables such as injury resistance and the athletes’ continuity also play an important role.

Acute and residual fatigue in elite football

Understanding fatigue after playing a football game and the recovery profiles of biological systems are two key elements to improve training programmes and reduce players’ injuries.

Myths about Training Loads, Injuries and Performance

Training load control (TL) has become a cornerstone on which to optimise performance and avoid the risk of injury.

Volume vs intensity to increase strength and muscle mass gains

Strength training programs have a variety of goals, although the two main ones for most athletes are to increase strength or muscle mass.

Evolution of the Technical Performance of Players in the UEFA Champions League

Football is a constantly evolving sport. The modification of the rules of the game, the emergence of new tactics and the improvement in the players’ technical cause changes in performance and in the teams.

What is exercise-induced muscle damage?

Exercise-induced muscle damage (EIMD) can have important consequences for the performance of athletes as it is associated with muscle pain and a decrease of the neuromuscular function.

RPE and its relationship with the risk of injury in footballers

Overtime, the competitive distance among elite football teams has shortened, so the focus is currently on those aspects that can tip the scale to one side or the other.

Changes in Muscle Glycogen Stores during a Football Match

Glycogen plays a key role in sports performance. During exercise, especially when performed at high intensity, the glycolytic metabolism takes on a special relevance.