A 15-minute, school-based, neuromuscular training warm-up program led
to 46% fewer injuries among female junior high students than students given a standard warm-up program.
Welcome to Sports Med Res’ this week in review podcast where we highlight the news in sports medicine research from the week ending on October 25, 2019. This week we will focus on the relationship between footwear and lower extremity injury during basic training.
Cadets wearing exercise shoes with a mild-to-moderate rigidity experienced fewer exercise-related injuries when compared to minimal rigidity. Likewise, shoes with a mild to moderate heel height reduced the risk of injury compared to minimal heel heights.
Welcome to Sports Med Res’ this week in review podcast where we highlight the news in sports medicine research from the week ending on October 18, 2019. This week we will focus on the effectiveness and compliance of the FIFA 11+ injury prevention program among high school athletes.
The FIFA 11+ program failed to reduce lower extremity injury
rates versus a standard warm-up among high school athletes, probably because 2 out of 3 teams failed receive the recommended number of training sessions/week. We need better implementation strategies to ensure compliance with injury
Youth ice hockey leagues (age 13-14 years) that eliminated body checking had fewer injuries and concussions than leagues that allowed body checking.