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.
Earlier this year at the Kitman Labs' European Summit, Performance Scientist Remy Tang, presented his research on the importance of considering the contribution of accelerations and decelerations to a player's physiological health.
This injury audit examines the injury occurrence of two elite football teams across multiple seasons. The results show evidence of the impact objective, data-driven decisions can make on player management strategies to reduce the likelihood of injury.
We take an objective look at the best practices in monitoring hamstring strength in athletes to recognise when they are at risk of injury...
To ensure that workloads are managed appropriately in the field, coaches often rely on setting thresholds to indicate when a player may be at risk of injury.