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A Journal on Sports Medicine

Official Journal of the Italian Sports Medicine Federation
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Frequency: Quarterly

ISSN 0025-7826

Online ISSN 1827-1863

 

Medicina dello Sport 2015 March;68(1):1-7

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Epidemiology of injuries in youth soccer

Volpi P. 1, 2, Bisciotti G. N. 2, 3

1 Istituto Clinico Humanitas, IRCCS Rozzano, Milan, Italy;
2 Settore Medico FC. Internazionale, Milan, Italy;
3 Centro Studi Kinemove Rehabilitation Centers, Pontremoli, Massa e Carrara, Italy

There is a huge body of literature on soccer injuries. Over 1100 studies on the world’s most popular sport provide insight into the incidence, nature, and causes of injuries sustained by players, yet only 15% of studies refer to youth soccer. This is somewhat of a paradox, given that over 50% of players are registered in youth leagues of national soccer federations.

language: English, Italian


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