Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Prevention
Muscle injuries are the most frequent type of injury in professional football, leading to significant economical and performance-related costs. Besides its high incidence in football and increased knowledge about it, muscle injury prevention is still a considerable challenge to sports professionals. This chapter is focused on muscle injury epidemiology, unveiling its risk factors and providing an insight about the strategies to reduce its occurrence.
KeywordsMuscle injuries Prevention Risk factors Football
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