High revision arthroscopy rate after ACL reconstruction in men's professional team sports. Bloch H, Reinsberger C, Klein C, Luig P, Krutsch W. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2022 Aug 17. doi: 10.1007/s00167-022-07105-0. This study analysed the German statutory accidental insurance for professional athletes (VBG) data on all complete...

Our FSI student, Boris Tatar, took advantage of his vacation in Croatia to visit one of our partner clubs and see on-site the work they do in the club. Boris was able to meet with different members of the Dinamo Zagreb academy and exchange views on...

Don't Peak Too Early: Evidence for an ACL Injury Prevention Mechanism of the 11+ Program. Sigurðsson HB, Briem K, Grävare Silbernagel K, Snyder-Mackler L. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2022 Aug 1;17(5):823-831. doi: 10.26603/001c.36524. eCollection 2022. In this study 3 teams (69 players) of collegiate female soccer athletes...

Incidence and severity of hamstring injuries in female athletes who play field sports: A systematic review with meta-analysis of prospective studies. Mullins K, Mac Colgáin D, Carton P. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2022 Aug 5:1-31. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2022.11144. This systematic review on the incidence of hamstring injuries (HSI)...

From FSI we are pleased to announce the celebration of our annual conference, the III FSI Conference on High Performance in Football will take place in Granada on November 30th, 1st and 2nd of December. The conference will include the participation of more than 30 speakers...

A risk-reward assessment of passing decisions: comparison between positional roles using tracking data from professional men's soccer. Goes F, Schwarz E, Elferink-Gemser M, Lemmink K, Brink M. Sci Med Footb. 2022 Aug;6(3):372-380. doi: 10.1080/24733938.2021.1944660. Epub 2021 Jun 27. Performance assessment in professional soccer often focusses on notational...

The effect of physical fatigue on the performance of soccer players: A systematic review. Dambroz F, Clemente FM, Teoldo I. PLoS One. 2022 Jul 14;17(7):e0270099. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0270099. This systematic review on a total of 12 articles about the effect of physical fatigue on the performance of soccer players...

When and How do Professional Soccer Players Experience Maximal Intensity Sprints in Laliga? Oliva-Lozano JM, Fortes V, López-Del Campo R, Resta R, Muyor JM. Sci Med Footb. 2022 Jul 8. doi: 10.1080/24733938.2022.2100462. This study of 1252 match observations from 277 male professional soccer players found that maximal intensity...

Football Science Institute adds a new Educational Partner in Poland with Legia Warsaw. Legia is a prestigious club founded in 1916 that plays in the Ekstraklasa, the top division in Poland. Legia is one of the most successful clubs in Poland's history, with a total...