Case A 17-year-old female player presented with a 12-month history of localised left hip pain. This has become much worse over the three months leading up to her visit. This appeared to have coincided with a period where she was training more regularly. The pain was predictably made worse by running, and other physical activity, [...]
This edition of the FastFact highlights a systematic review evaluating the impact of Achilles tendon (AT) ruptures on professional athletes1 The study aims to determine the rate of return to play (RTP), evaluate the impact of the injury on performance and to evaluate career outcomes following this type of injury. The authors of this systematic [...]
Case A 43-year-old football coach presents with a three-month history of pain in the plantar aspect of his foot. This had progressively become worse over time and was not associated with any trauma. The pain was made worse by physical activity and was particularly bad when he wore football boots. On examination there was a [...]
We’re happy to announce that the FIFA Medical Network will be updated to be even more engaging to our users! Please make sure to finish your diploma by end of March 2021, as you’re progress won’t be transferred to the new platform. Stay tuned!