Injury study finds key to success

UEFA Training Ground takes a closer look at the UEFA Elite Club Injury Study and finds out why staying free of injury was key to FC Barcelona's UEFA Champions League success.

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    RICE injury treatment explained

    UEFA Medical Committee vice-chairman Professor Jan Ekstrand explains the process for treating serious injuries known as RICE.
  • Doctor programme teaches key skills

    Doctor programme teaches key skills

    The UEFA Football Doctor Education Programme is teaching doctors from across Europe the key skills they need in modern-day football.
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    Football fitness part one

    In the first of a five-part UEFA Training Ground series on fitness in football, Fernandinho, Anatoliy Tymoshchuk and Edinson Cavani are among those who discuss its importance in the game today.
  • Dealing with long-term injury - part one

    Dealing with long-term injury - part one

    The first of a two-part series looking at long-term injuries in football focuses on Eduardo and David Villa, the importance of the immediate treatment they recieved on the pitch after injury and of the mental side in aiding recovery.
  • The inside track on muscle injuries

    The inside track on muscle injuries

    The first of a three-part series about muscle injuries with FC Bayern München's esteemed medical team in Munich offers an overview on this type of problem for a footballer.
  • Sports science in football

    Sports science in football

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  • Groin injuries III: Rehabilitation

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  • The work of the medical teams - Part two

    The work of the medical teams - Part two

    In the second part of UEFA Training Ground's look at the work of the medical teams at a major tournament, we get an insight into a day in the life of England's Gary Lewin.
  • Groin injuries II: Diagnosis and treatment

    Groin injuries II: Diagnosis and treatment

    In the second part of UEFA Training Ground's series on groin injuries, we find out how one of football's most-common injuries is diagnosed and the first steps that go into the treatment process with expert Professor Per Hölmich.
  • Insight into groin injuries I: Overview

    Insight into groin injuries I: Overview

    In the first of a three-part series on groin injuries with Professor Per Hölmich, the Danish expert offers an overview of how the injury affects footballers.
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