soccer

University of Essex study finds simple analogies improves speed

A University of Essex study of Tottenham Hotspur’s academy has shown that just a few words can instantly boost sprinting speed by three percent over 20 meters (65.6 feet). It would normally take weeks of targeted... more »

Denver teen makes medical kits for recreational soccer league

A Denver high school soccer player recently made headlines after creating medical kits for her recreational soccer league. Fourteen-year-old Kaia-Marie Price first got the idea after a teammate suffered a compound tibia-fibula fracture and there... more »

Early findings from 10-year Drake Football Study published

The first data results from the 10-year Drake Football Study have now been published. Launched in 2019, the Drake Football Study is tracking the physical and mental health of around 170 men’s and women’s footballers –... more »

Study suggests headers in soccer not as harmful as originally thought

A new study suggests soccer 'headers' may not cause irrevocable harm damage — as long as the technique is properly taught. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) studied the repetitive impacts of headers by athletes... more »

Two College ATCs Working with USMNT at World Cup

Two collegiate athletic trainers are helping the U.S. Men's National Team on its quest for a World Cup in Qatar this fall. Both Ron Shinault and Harris Patel are University of Georgia graduates who worked... more »

Building Effective Soccer Strength & Conditioning Programs

Modern soccer is characterized by intense, large volume microcycles, which require very precise and non-intrusive methods to guide the soccer-specific development of the athletes. The following article contains exercises that are meant to provide aid... more »

Italian ATC: ‘Italy at The Forefront of Injury Recovery & Prevention’

Adriano Bianchini is a professional athletic trainer who has worked with one of the more prominent Italian Serie A teams, Lazio, from 2005 until 2020. He specializes in injury recovery, prevention, and reathletization of players,... more »

Study: Ball Adjustment Could Reduce Head Injury Risk in Soccer Players

Up to 22% of soccer injuries are concussions that can result from players using their heads to direct the ball during a game. To reduce the risk of injury, a new study recommends preventing how... more »

Offseason training for South Carolina women’s soccer

How Assistant Director of Sports Performance Alex Buchman gets the South Carolina women’s soccer team ready for the season… more »

Prioritizing sports medicine in the Arizona Arsenal Soccer Club

At the Arizona Arsenal Soccer Club, we’ve made sports medicine a priority through our Health and High Performance Division. Here’s how we’ve done it… more »

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