Hip and groin injuries were the most common type of injury for one professional football team, with 13 incidences during one season. Kitman Labs' team of sports scientists interrogated the data to try and identify if there were any potential indicators prior to each injury occurrence. Read on to see what we found.
Kitman Labs works with a number of basketball teams at the professional and collegiate level. In this article we summarise some of our latest findings...
Soccer is a high demand sport involving continually changing complex movement patterns, which presents a wide variety of musculoskeletal injury risk factors.
Based on Kitman Labs research into player data collected from our Athlete Optimization SystemTM, we have noted that there is a distinct pattern of indicators preceding a hamstring injury that can be used to enhance injury monitoring and prevention protocols.
The Summer Olympic Games 2016, officially the XXXI Olympiad, will be held in Rio from the 5th - 21st of August this year. More than 10,500 athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) will compete in 28 Olympic sports at 33 venues in the host city and at 5 venues in the cities of São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Salvador, Brasília, and Manaus.
The doctor’s role in professional sport is changing. Local GPs turning up on match day with the ‘magic’ bucket and sponge have been replaced by specialist, often full-time, sports physicians, equipped with expert skills in clinical assessment, and knowledge of sport-specific injuries.