Tendinopathy

Tendinopathy

Pain in the tendon, especially in the Achilles and the patellar tendon, known as tendinopathy, is very common among individuals who play football either competitively or as a hobby. Tendon disorders can also occur in physically inactive individuals. As a result, it appears that physical activity is not always directly associated to histopathology and that [...]
Thigh Muscle Injuries

Thigh Muscle Injuries

Thigh muscle injuries occur frequently as a result of contusions, and as muscle strains due to repeated maximal sprints and acceleration. Because football combines maximal sprints with frequent player-to-player contact, it is not surprising that up to 30% of all football injuries are thigh muscle injuries. In fact, results from the elite leagues in England, [...]