Football Medicine & Performance Publication
WELCOME TO A VERY SPECIAL EDITION OF ‘FOOTBALL MEDICINE & PERFORMANCE
SPRING 2020- Issue 32
Reflections on the Decision-Making Processes during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Dr Imtiaz Ahmad
FIFPRO’s advice to professional footballers during the coronavirus (COVID-19 pandemic
Dr Vincent Gouttebarge
The Introduction of Temporary Concussion Substitutions in Disability Football: Are we “Headed” in the Right Direction?
OH Ahmed, M. Fulcher, D. Malone, C. Mira y Lopez, M.E. Rho 1, A. Strojna
Lessons from Basketball: Reflective Piece
Dr Amy Arundale PhD
Injury Mitigation in Team Sports – Part-3: Improving Research Quality
Colin W. Fuller
Success in Football is No Longer Enough
Professor David Lavallee, Jeff Lowder, Jane Lowder, Ruth Lavallee
The Quadrant of Doom and Hamstring Injuries: Sexy but too Easy?
Bucheit M, Avrillon S, Simpson B.M., Lacome M., Guilhem G
Lightforce Case Study Feature
‘Availability Equals Winnability’ The Effects of a Periodised Training Model on Play Availability in Elite Soccer – A Case Study (Part 1)
Athletic Groin Pain – Time to Move from an Anatomical to a Biomechanical Approach?
Enda King PhD, Dr Andy Franklyn Miller
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 works as a Specialist MSK Physiotherapist in Central London and Academy Physiotherapist at Tottenham Hotspur FC.
Lead Sports Scientist
Frankie Hunter is the Lead Sport Scientist at Middlesbrough Football Club. Frankie has previously held roles at Hull City and Southampton.
Dr Nirmala Perera
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
Aston Villa FC Academy
Dr Manroy Sahni is a medical doctor working within the NHS and at Aston Villa FC Academy.
Dr Andrew Shafik
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.
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).