Posts by Sports Physio Ireland

Fatigue Markers in Sport

Fatigue Markers in Sport Following on with some of our most recent posts on training load and injury/illness as we prepare to welcome Mark Roe for our August Seminar “Minimising Injury Risk and Maximising Performance in the GAA”, we will look at fatigue as a useful marker to monitor the athletes that we work in…

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Why is managing injury risk important for team success?

When working with sports teams, you meet a mixture of people working within the management and administration of the club/county. As it is still firmly an amateur organisation, the clubs and counties still rely heavily on the volunteerism that has built the foundation of the GAA, and please God may this never change! These people…

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Training Load: The What?

As we gear up to present our next speaker Mark Roe, who will speak on training loads and injuries, we will begin to explore the role of training load on both athletic performance and injury reduction. Training load is currently the hot topic within Sports Medicine and Sports Performance. But what is it? Training loads…

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5 Lessons Learned From Ankle Sprain Seminar

5 Lessons Learned from Lateral Ankle Sprain Seminar   Ankle Joint injuries contribute substantially to the total injury burden in field and court based sports. Gaelic Football 11% Hurling 9% Elite level soccer 14% Elite level rugby 5.6%-6.8%   Knowing and understanding the epidemiological data on the sporting population/groups you work with, allows the practitioner…

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