This page is dedicated to advice given by our Chief Medical Officer on pressing issues when it comes to injuries in football. It contains information on various ailments, injuries, as well as preventative measures.
The “FIFA 11+ ” is a complete warm-up programme to reduce injuries among male and female football players aged 14 years and older.
The programme was developed by an international group of experts, and its effectiveness has been proven in a scientific study. Teams that performed the “FIFA 11+ ” at least twice a week had 30-50% fewer injured players.
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The AIS-AMA guidelines are a user-friendly addition to the resources available to players, coaches, parents, officials and medical personnel and should be used in conjunction with the guidelines prepared for football.
- Dr Andrew Jowett
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