Mykhailo Samokhvalov, hailing from Ukraine, is not only a student of FSI but also a dedicated strength and conditioning coach. Recently, he shared his inspiring testimony about how FSI has opened doors for him to pursue his passion and work in the field that truly excites him. As he embarked on the journey of securing
Antonio Almendros, FSI Student of the FSI Master Football Nutritionist, is leading innovative research on the impact of melatonin on football performance through FSI Lab and collaboration with the youth categories of Real Betis Balompié. Melatonin, a hormone known for its role in regulating sleep patterns, has recently caught the attention of sports scientists and
Cercle Brugge’s professionals recently shared their testimonies, speaking highly of their two-year journey with FSI and the fruitful collaboration between the two entities. The professionals expressed their hope that this partnership has been equally beneficial for both Cercle Brugge and FSI. Eddie Lattimore, the Head of Athletic Performance at Cercle Brugge, mentioned that FSI students
Sara, a FSI student of the FSI Master Football Injury Reconditioning Trainer, shares her testimony about her internship at RCD Mallorca! Sara tells us how she discovered the world of FSI while finishing her undergraduate thesis. Fascinated by the studies on directional change conducted by FSI, she was drawn to the extensive practical component of
Football Science Institute (FSI) has announced a new educational collaboration with Olympique de Marseille to promote excellence in sports science in football. The collaboration will involve education, scientific research, and internships. Olympique de Marseille is one of the most renowned football clubs in France, having won the Ligue 1 ten times, making them one of
The Football Science Institute recently hosted a highly successful webinar on injury prevention in football, featuring top experts in the field. The webinar was held on February 21st and attracted a large audience of football coaches, trainers, and players from around the world. The event featured four renowned speakers who are FSI Lecturers in our
From FSI we are extremely proud to announce that another FSI master student has been hired at one of our partner clubs. FSI student Dani Lorenzo has been hired by Sporting de Braga after his internship at the club. Dani, who arrived at the club last season after completing the FSI Master Football Strength and
Football Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries mechanism reloaded: how, where and when How do ACL injuries occur in football? The most typical ACL injury mechanisms are non-contact (44%) in which players get injured in their interaction with the environment (important role of deceiving actions/distractions) and indirect contact (44%, mechanical perturbation), with direct injuries (12%, tackling/tackled) being
The FSI Conference 2021: Mathew Buckthorpe Injuries are problematic in football due to their impact on financial, team, and player performance. Medial collateral ligament (MCL) injuries are the most common of all traumatic knee injuries and the most common severe injury subtype after hamstrings injuries. To prevent them, establishing their aetiology and mechanisms is critical.
For an athlete to return to play (RTP) after ACL reconstruction (ACLR), multiple factors that should be assessed. Physical tests allow to evaluate movement strategies in the main mechanisms which may predispose to injury. Almost 90% of players RTP in 10 months after ACLR, although some of them may not be physically ready to return.