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By: LisaMM


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Prevention of soccer injuries - Feb 09
Knee injuries are among the top four loss injuries in soccer according to USSoccer.com. However, knee injuries are the main concern for both athletes and physicians regardless ...
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Posted: Feb 9, 2010 11:19
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  • Prevention of soccer injuries

    Knee injuries are among the top four loss injuries in soccer according to USSoccer.com. However, knee injuries are the main concern for both athletes and physicians regardless of the . The research feature on USSoccer is a bit technical, but the main aspects on prevention for both weekend worries and pro-athletes are as follows


    1. Warm-up your body/muscles.
    2. Stretch your body/muscles.
    3. Strengthen your body/muscles.
    4. Do special exercises:  Plyometrics, Agilities


    The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) created “The 11+”  a complete warm up program which is supposed to prevent injuries by 50%.


    If you are tough enough or need extra motivation to follow a strict and regular prevention program, you might want to check out some of the worst soccer injuries ever. I saw some of the scenes on TV, it was pretty scary – in particular with sound.

    Below is my fav picture of the series :)

    Ewald Linen

    source: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3138/2989015986_ff7d37c217_o.jpg


    World Cup Countdown: 121 days

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  • By: xzhao: Sep, 22, 2010 09:34 AM
    I thought "Soccer" used to be a "royal sport" in history. IT seems big changes in the modern time.

    HOPE some regulations can work and the ethics need to be set.

    By: kho1: Mar, 09, 2010 09:51 AM

    knee injury Here is an example of serious knee injury in sport.



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