Richard D. Hawkins

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OBJECTIVE To conduct a detailed analysis of hamstring injuries sustained in English professional football over two competitive seasons. METHODS Club medical staff at 91 professional football clubs annotated player injuries over two seasons. A specific injury audit questionnaire was used together with a weekly form that documented each clubs' current(More)
AIM To conduct a detailed analysis of ankle sprains sustained in English professional football over two competitive seasons. METHODS Club medical staff at 91 professional football clubs annotated player injuries. A specific injury audit questionnaire was used together with a weekly form that documented each club's current injury status. RESULTS(More)
The aims of the present study were to: i) evaluate the agreement between estimates of high-intensity activity during soccer small-sided games (SSGs) based on running speed alone and estimated metabolic power derived from a combination of running speed and acceleration; ii) evaluate whether any bias between the 2 approaches is dependent upon playing position(More)
PURPOSE The aim of the current study was to identify the external-training-load markers that are most influential on session rating of perceived exertion (RPE) of training load (RPE-TL) during elite soccer training. METHODS Twenty-two elite players competing in the English Premier League were monitored. Training-load data (RPE and 10-Hz GPS integrated(More)
The validity and reliability of a battery of field-based performance tests was examined. The opinions of coaches, fitness professionals and players (n=170, 172 and 101 respectively) on the importance of performance testing were established using a questionnaire. On 2 occasions, separated by 7 days, 80 elite, young soccer players (mean±SD [and range]: age(More)
  • J M Bjordal, F Arnly, +23 authors Susanne Martin-Schmitt
  • 2006
demiology of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in soccer. Prevention of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in soccer. A prospective controlled study of proprioceptive training. (2001). The association football medical research programme: an audit of injuries in professional football. Br. (1999). The effect of neuromuscular training on the incidence of(More)
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