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Preventing Lower Limb Injuries in Soccer Players.

Gioftsidou, Asimenia F. PhD; Malliou, Paraskevi K.

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summary: The frequent use of balance exercises aids in the protection of athletes from possible injuries. We suggest that coaches include sport-specific balance exercises into a daily soccer-training routine. We recommend the use of devices such as mini-trampolines and balance boards with the combination of certain soccer abilities to be more interesting to the players.

(C) 2006 by the National Strength & Conditioning Association


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