Injury Risk Factors in Male Youth Soccer Players

Read, Paul and Oliver, Jon L and De Ste Croix, Mark B and Myer, Gregory D and Lloyd, Rhodri S (2015) Injury Risk Factors in Male Youth Soccer Players. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 37 (5). pp. 1-7. ISSN 1524-1602

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Abstract

Young athletes participating in high-intensity sport display an inherent risk of sports-related injury, and this is heightened at various stages of growth and maturation. Recent trends have highlighted a range of injury risk factors and the importance of injury prevention strategies within female soccer players. However, there is a paucity of information pertaining to male youth players. This article provides an overview of the available literature and outlines a range of risk factors that may increase relative risk of injury in male youth soccer players, including growth and maturation, movement skill, fatigue, and previous injury.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Injury; male; soccer; youth
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV557 Sports > GV861 Ball games: Baseball, football, golf, etc.
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Sport & Exercise > Sport and Exercise
Research Priority Areas: Sport, Exercise, Health & Wellbeing
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2016 11:53
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2016 07:44
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3666

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