Injury Risk Reduction Strategies in Elite Football: Dr. Steve Barrett, Hull City Tigers
Providing an insight into the injury mitigation protocols used at the highest levels of football, Steve’s presentation looked at a number of issues related to the establishment of key strategies and their practical application.
Some of the topics Steve spoke about included:
Can we really prevent injuries? (00:50)
The importance of establishing clear goals for sports medicine and sports science departments (02:00)
Key ways sports scientists can monitor performance to reduce the potential risk of injury to players (05:30)
How injury risk reduction strategies can be put into practice during pre-season training (25:15)
Reviewing the effectiveness of processes and analysing results in the appropriate context (37:00)
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