Football Medicine & Performance Publication


Winter 2020 cover

  • Injury Mitigation in Team Sports. Part-2: The risk management approach
    Colin W. Fuller
  • Injuries in Football: It’s Time to Stop Chasing the Training Load Unicorn
    Franco M. Impellizzeri, Aaron J. Coutts, Maurizio Fanchini, Alan McCall
  • Cautious Return to Play Could Prevent Muscle Injuries in Professional Football
    Håkan Bengtsson, Jan Ekstrand, Markus Waldén, Martin Hägglund
  • Generalised Joint Hypermobility – Why should it be screened for within a football setting?
    Adam Johnson
  • Understanding and Developing Relationships in the Modern Football Hierarchy
    Dr Daniel Parnell, Professor Barry Drust
  • What to do and When to do it? The Tricky Question of Specialisation in Youth Football
    Laura Finnegan
  • Training the Semi-Professional Footballer
    Daniel Bernardin, Dylan Mernagh
  • Karen Carney – A Pioneer for the Women’s Game
    Sean Carmody
  • Wrist Injuries in Goalkeepers
    Raj Bhatia, Adam Esa, Sam Haines
  • Neurodegenerative Disease Mortality Among Former Professional Soccer Players – Summary
    Emma Russell
  • Job Insecurity: Reducing Its Negative Effect on Your Wellbeing
    Caroline Marlowe

Editorial Panel

Sean Carmody

EDITOR – Sean Carmody

Dr Sean Carmody is a medical doctor working within the NHS and with Queens Park Rangers FC. He is also Secretary of the FA Medical Society.

Connie Briggs

Connie Briggs

Specialist MSK


Connie Briggs works as a Specialist MSK Physiotherapist in Central London and Academy Physiotherapist at Tottenham Hotspur FC.

Frankie Hunter

Frankie Hunter

Lead Sports Scientist

Middlesbrough FC

Frankie Hunter is the Lead Sport Scientist at Middlesbrough Football Club. Frankie has previously held roles at Hull City and Southampton.

Dr Nirmala Perera

Dr Nirmala Perera

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Oxford

Dr Nirmala Perera is a postdoctoral fellow based at the University of Oxford. Her research is focused on injury surveillance and optimising implementation of injury prevention programmes in youth sports, with a special interest in the female athlete.

Dr Manroy Sahni

Dr Manroy Sahni

Medical Doctor

Aston Villa FC Academy

Dr Manroy Sahni is a medical doctor working within the NHS and at Aston Villa FC Academy.

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Dr Andrew Shafik

NHS Doctor

North East

Dr Andrew Shafik is an NHS doctor based in the North East. He is currently carrying out work with the British Journal of Sports Medicine and Newcastle United FC Academy.

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Matthew Brown

Academy Sports Scientist

Paris Saint Germain FC

Matthew Brown is currently the academy sports scientist at Paris Saint Germain F.C and is also a PhD candidate in collaboration with the French National Institute of Sport Expertise and Performance (INSEP).