Hamstring Injury Prevention in Soccer
Guest Article by Efthymios Kyprianou
Modern soccer requires fine planning and solid preparation. The increasing demands of play over the last few years have lead sports practitioners to design weekly training plans, paying great attention to detail in preparing their players for what we call a “worst-case scenario.” Unfortunately, throughout the training process or match play, a soccer player may get injured. Injuries in soccer have a negative impact on team performance and club finance. Hamstring injuries are considered to be the most predominant injuries leading to time loss in soccer.
In this small presentation, Efthymios Kyprianou (S&C coach) presents his thoughts on hamstring injury prevention in soccer. This is one of the biggest debates that a lot of practitioners come across. How can we prevent injuries? How can we make our coaches and players happier? There is no magic formula, but through his rationale and scientific background, he presents his views and research.
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