Is there association between cutting and jump-landing movement quality in semi-professional football players? Implications for ACL injury risk screening. Olivares-Jabalera J, Fílter-Ruger A, Dos'Santos T, Ortega-Domínguez J, Sánchez-Martínez RR, Soto Hermoso VM, Requena B. Phys Ther Sport. 2022 Jun 3;56:15-23. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2022.05.015. This study examined the relationship between...

Fatigue and Recovery Time Course After Female Soccer Matches: A Systematic Review And Meta-analysis. Goulart KNO, Coimbra CC, Campos HO, Drummond LR, Ogando PHM, Brown G, Couto BP, Duffield R, Wanner SP. Sports Med Open. 2022 Jun 3;8(1):72. doi: 10.1186/s40798-022-00466-3. This meta-analysis of 26 studies on female soccer...

Non-contact Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Epidemiology in Team-Ball Sports: A Systematic Review with Meta-analysis by Sex, Age, Sport, Participation Level, and Exposure Type. Chia L, De Oliveira Silva D, Whalan M, McKay MJ, Sullivan J, Fuller CW, Pappas E. Sports Med. 2022 May 27. doi: 10.1007/s40279-022-01697-w. This systematic...

Fecal microbiota monitoring in elite soccer players along the 2019-2020 competitive season. Viciani E, Barone M, Bongiovanni T, Quercia S, Di Gesu R, Pasta G, Manetti P, Iaia FM, Trecroci A, Rampelli S, Candela M, Biagi E, Castagnetti A. Int J Sports Med. 2022 May 20. doi:...

Is there a relationship between in-season injury risk and Y balance or vertical jump in elite youth soccer players? Haraldsdottir K, Baer M, Brickson S, Watson A. FASEB J. 2022 May;36 Suppl 1. doi: 10.1096/fasebj.2022.36.S1.L7500. This study in 41 female young elite soccer players (age 12-17) found that...

Effects of Vest and Sled Resisted Sprint Training on Sprint Performance in Young Soccer Players: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Fernández-Galván LM, Casado A, García-Ramos A, Haff GG. J Strength Cond Res. 2022 Apr 29. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000004255. This meta-analysis found published evidence that resisted sprint training reduced the...

Effect of ball inclusion on jump performance in soccer players: a biomechanical approach.   Fílter A, Olivares Jabalera J, Molina-Molina A, Suárez-Arrones L, Robles-Rodríguez J, Dos'Santos T, Loturco I, Requena B, Santalla A.   Sci Med Footb. 2022 May;6(2):241-247. doi: 10.1080/24733938.2021.1915495 The aim of this study on 12 semi- and...

Ankle sprains and syndesmosis (sometimes called “high-ankle sprains”) are completely different injuries, as the latter occur with external rotation and dorsiflexion of the ankle, although in 20% of ankle sprains it seems to be concurrent to a syndesmotic injury. The incidence of syndesmotic injuries is...

Hamstring consist of three muscles: biceps femoris (BF), semitendinosus and semimembranosus, and is the most common muscle-tendon injury in football. Most injuries are mild strains, partial tears or contusions that are treated by conservative means. Surgery can be carried out as an early treatment (in the...

High return to sport rate and few re-ruptures at long term in professional footballers after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with hamstrings Bonanzinga T, Grassi A, Altomare D, Lucidi GA, Macchiarola L, Zaffagnini S, Marcacci M Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2022 Apr 22. doi: 10.1007/s00167-022-06944-1 This retrospective study...