Posts Tagged ‘sports’

Groin injuries in Athletes

Groin injuries in Athletes Groin injuries are typically associated with athletes involved in multi-directional fast paced sports such as Hurling and Football. The incidence of groin injuries in elite Gaelic footballers was shown to be as high as 9% (Murphy et al, 2012). There are many different causes of groin pain in the sporting athlete,…

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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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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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