The Football Association Medical Research Programme: an audit of injuries in professional football: an analysis of ankle sprains.

@article{Woods2003TheFA,
  title={The Football Association Medical Research Programme: an audit of injuries in professional football: an analysis of ankle sprains.},
  author={Carole Woods and Richard D. Hawkins and Mark Hulse and Ann Hodson},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={233-8}
}
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 Completed injury records for the two competitive seasons were obtained from 87% and 76% of the participating clubs. Ankle ligament sprains accounted… CONTINUE READING