At grass roots and also at top-flight level, soccer players' legs are their most prized possession and their most injury prone attribute.One false step, over-exertion, lack of concentration or a rough tackle is all it takes to strain muscles and tendons, leading to potentially long lays-offs from training and matches."Soccer Injuries" presents the most up-to-date research and methods of treatment for soccer-specific injuries and shows how training can be structured to avoid the most common risk factors and reduce the likelihood of injury. This is a must-have volume for anyone involved with soccer - at any level.
Ralf Meier has more than 25 years experience at the very top of the sports fitness industry. Andreas Schur is a resident surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Germany.