Apophysitis is a common disease in children and adolescents between 9 and 18 years old, and it is very frequent in young and adolescent athletes.
Interview with Alejandro “Mapache” Parejo, esports coach at FC Barcelona Alejandro Parejo, also known as Mapache in the League of Legends community, is Barça eSports League of Legends team coach.
There are many physical and mental health benefits to training and playing football, however, there is also, unfortunately, one key adverse effect; an increased risk of injury, with muscle injuries being one of the most common injuries we see in elite football.
This is a groundbreaking study that addresses hamstring injuries in children and youth. The results indicate that the risk is lower than it is in adults, though no less significant, and that it increases progressively with age.
For the first time, it has been demonstrated that it does not take months of training to significantly improve both muscle volume and strength; instead, two weeks of an appropriate exercise are enough.
We are pleased to announce our venture with Coplays. A Finnish app for coaches, allowing them to easily create animated drills, plays and drawings which are convenient to their needs.
Observations from science highlight the important of appropriate practical nutrition strategies to optimize the remodeling of tissues to “recover” and “build” capable, resilient footballers.
Sports Analytics has grown exponentially thanks to IT sciences and it also encompasses other subareas (e.g. sports sciences, behavior sciences, medicine or data visualization) in addition to statistics with a focus that is more tactical and sports performance related.