With the aim of training professionals in the sector and generating and exchanging scientific knowledge, the Football Science Institute (FSI) joins forces with the Valencia CF through the VCF Innovation Hub to develop research and education projects within the club that improve training processes and...

1. Regular football training down-regulates miR-1303 muscle expression in veterans Mancini A et al Department of Movement Sciences and Wellness, University Parthenope, Naples, Italy Eur J Appl Physiol. 2021 Jul 1. doi: 10.1007/s00421-021-04733-1 This study comparing RNA samples of 12 veteran football players (VPG) compared to 12 active untrained...

1. A New Foot-Mounted Inertial Measurement System in Soccer: Reliability and Comparison to Global Positioning Systems for Velocity Measurements During Team Sports Actions. Waldron M, Harding J, Barrett S, Gray A. Swansea University, College of Engineering, A-STEM, Swansea, UK J Hum Kinet. 2021 Jan 30;77:37-50. doi: 10.2478/hukin-2021-0010 This study...

1. Heading in Football: Incidence, Biomechanical Characteristics and the Association with Acute Cognitive Function-A Three-Part Systematic Review McCunn R (Heart of Midlothian Football Club, Tynecastle Park , Edinburgh, EH11 2NL, UK. bob.mccunn@me.com), Beaudouin F, Stewart K, Meyer T, MacLean J.   Sports Med. 2021 Jun 15. doi: 10.1007/s40279-021-01492-z This...

Dr. Jesús Olmo provides a general view of the strategies for injury prevention in professional football today. Dr. Jesús Olmo is a specialist in Rehabilitation and Prevention of orthopedic and sports injuries, as well as expert in the health and performance of professional athletes. He is...

Dr. Jesús Olmo provides a general view of the strategies for injury prevention in professional football today. Dr. Jesús Olmo is a specialist in Rehabilitation and Prevention of orthopedic and sports injuries, as well as expert in the health and performance of professional athletes. He is...

1. Local dynamic stability of the lower-limb as a means of post-hoc injury classification Larson J, Perkins E, Oldfather T, Zabala M. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States of America PLoS One. 2021 Jun 4;16(6):e0252839. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0252839 This study used the Local Dynamic Stability...

1. Association of the British Athletic Muscle Injury Classification and anatomic location with return to full training and reinjury following hamstring injury in elite football. Shamji R, James SLJ, Botchu R, Khurniawan KA, Bhogal G, Rushton A. Medical Department, Aston Villa FC, Birmingham, UK. The electronic medical records...

Dr. Jesús Olmo provides a general view of the strategies for injury prevention in professional football today. Dr. Jesús Olmo is a specialist in Rehabilitation and Prevention of orthopedic and sports injuries, as well as expert in the health and performance of professional athletes. He is...

The end of the 2021 season has been fantastic for several teams affiliated with FSI. Villarreal CF, along with our director of the FSI Master’s course Tactical Analyst, Víctor Mañas, has been named Champion of the Europa League, making history for the Club. Sporting de...