Injury can put an athlete out of sport for weeks, months, or even completely. That’s why it is important to have a solid understanding of why injuries occur and how to prevent them.
In this post we explore injury prevention methods adapted from Periodization of Strength Training for Sports.
In Italy, there are more injuries per hour of practice in football than in rugby, despite rugby being the more physical game. Why is that? Could it be that rugby players have better strength training and, as a result, are more able to prevent injuries than football players? Is football such a dangerous sport? Or might it be that ignorance in training is higher in some sports?