Perspectives of the barriers and enablers to nutritional adherence in professional male academy football players. Carter JL, Lee DJ, Ranchordas MK, Cole M. Sci Med Footb. 2022 Sep 9. doi: 10.1080/24733938.2022.2123554. This study used interviews with 13 professional young players, 12 sports nutritionists, and 10 coaches finding 7...

  Melatonin supplementation alleviates cellular damage and physical performance decline induced by an intensive training period in professional soccer players. Farjallah MA, Ghattassi K, Kamoun A, Graja A, Ben Mahmoud L, Driss T, Jamoussi K, Sahnoun Z, Souissi N, Zmijewski P, Hammouda O. PLoS One. 2022 Sep 2;17(9):e0273719....

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...

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)...

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...

Peripheral muscle function during repeated changes of direction in professional soccer players Rampinini E, Martin M, Davide F, Bosio A, Azzolini M, Riggio M, Maffiuletti NA Eur J Appl Physiol. 2022 Jun 29. doi: 10.1007/s00421-022-04988-2 In this study, knee extensor peripheral muscle function (twitch peak torque, PT) during...

Relative skeletal maturity status affects injury burden in U14 elite academy football players. Monasterio X, Bidaurrazaga-Letona I, Larruskain J, Lekue JA, Diaz-Beitia G, Santisteban J, Martin-Garetxana I, Gil SM. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2022 Jun 24. doi: 10.1111/sms.14204. This study in 183 U14 elite academy football players...