A recent article from the April edition of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons focused on how hip injuries can lead to long-term negative effects within the athletic community. To thoroughly explain how these injuries occur, the authors Dean Lynch, Aseesh Bedi, and Christopher Larson discuss the hip joint according to four separate layers. The Osseous… Read more »
Posts Tagged: soccer injuries
Some athletes experience exercise related pain in the lower leg caused by chronic exertional compartment syndrome. The American Journal of Sports Medicine published an excellent article on this in May, 2016. The research, by Dr. Winkes, took place at the Maxima Medical Center in Veldhoven, Holland. Runners, soccer players and other distance athletes may experience chronic exertional compartment syndrome. It is… Read more »
A concussion is a kind of brain injury that is typically caused by a fall, hit, or shake to the head. The long-term damages caused by concussions are an increasing concern for athletes in many different sports, including female soccer players. Soccer is a popular sport for boys and girls across the U.S. with over… Read more »
An excellent article comparing pediatric sports injuries to adolescence sports injuries was published in American Journal of Sports Medicine August 2013. Authors Dr. Andrea Stracciolini and Dr. Lyle Micheli et al. from Boston’s Children’s Hospital looked at two groups of athletes based on age: 5-12 years olds and 13-17 year olds. Over 2,100 children were… Read more »
Hamstring Injury Rates and Male and Female Soccer Players Many soccer players experience a hamstring injury or strain and this common sports injury frequently reoccurs. Looking at hamstring injury rates, researchers led by Dr. Kevin M. Cross and colleagues (2013) compared male and female college student soccer players.
Brain Injury in Sports Canadian researchers examined sports injury data about 13,000 Canadian children and teens and found that ice hockey accounted for around 44% of all brain injuries among kids. For kids 11 and older, the game was responsible for more than two-thirds of brain injuries. Player to player contact, getting hit into the… Read more »
Knee injuries are not uncommon among female soccer players. If you are a female soccer player, it is helpful to learn about strategies to prevent common knee injuries. Researchers Orr, Brown, Hemsing and colleagues (2011) surveyed female soccer players between 13 and 18 years of age, parents and their coaches, to understand perceptions regarding knee… Read more »