How to reduce the risk of injury?

Injuries are common among different team sports and remain a serious problem at every stage of training. It is especially dangerous if we talk about youth, as the vast majority of injuries occur at a young age. In this e-book you will find 11 training tips that can help reduce their risk to young players.

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Why has injury prevention become a big challenge in football?

Within the last few years, the average high intensity distance covered in football matches has increased by 30%. It causes that managing injury prevention has become a big challenge for youth, adult and female teams:

  • 50%

    of injuries in football occur before the age of 15.

  • 80%

    of injuries in football occur before the age of 24.

  • 240%

    higher is the injury risk of female players than males.

  • 90%

    of all injuries are soft tissue injuries that are the result of overtraining or under-training.

How to reduce the risk of injury in young players?

Players under the age of 15 suffer half of all injuries. Within 5 years, the number of injuries in children under the age of 12 increased by 25-30%. But with proper approaches and tools injuries can be reduced by half.

  • Children under the age of 12 should not focus just on one discipline.

  • The maximum number of training hours per week should not exceed their age.

  • They should be given 1-2 days of rest a week.

  • They also should be given 2-3 months break per year from each discipline.

  • Specialized training should be combined with games and activities.

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