The FSI Online Master Football Injury Reconditioning Trainer is an international, online program aimed at S&C practitioners whose goal is to work as a reconditioning trainer on a professional football team.
Throughout the Master, the student will acquire a great amount of knowledge, both theoretical and practical, on injury prevention and reconditioning applied to the real world in football teams. The student who completes this program is accredited by the FSI faculty as having obtained the necessary skills to work competently as a reconditioning trainer of a professional football team or as a personal reconditioning trainer of a professional football player.
All the professors on this education program are top-level scientists and/or practitioners in some of the best football clubs of the world. FSI is proud to be able to offer their invaluable knowledge to the students for the empowerment of the football professionals and to support football science development.
FSI trains you online with the best international platform of professionals, teachers and experts in Sport Science in Football, and also gives you the opportunity to train in person and in practice within the internal structure of our associated Clubs in different countries
This module focuses on a range of topics aimed at providing general guidelines for the prevention and treatment of soccer injuries. The module explores the epidemiology of injuries and etiological patterns specific to soccer players, including risk factors associated with injury.
It will be examined injury prevention testing (eccentric, isokinetic strength and biomechanical testing). The module also includes analysis of plantar biomechanics of the foot and boot fitting to prevent injury.
This module focuses on the development of effective training methods to prevent injuries in soccer players. The course covers several important topics, such as the physiological basis of mobility, flexibility and range of motion training.
It also provides an in-depth understanding of strength training and deceleration training methods, from the theoretical basis of deceleration training to practical application with the objective of developing effective training programs for soccer players.
This module includes hands-on workshops on eccentric pulley training, core strength training, and cutting movement quality evaluation using the Cutting Movement Assessment Score (CMAS). Technical models and training strategies for improving change of direction performance and mitigating injury risk are also discussed.
This module focuses on workload control for physical trainers. The course covers a range of technical means to control the workload of players, with the best specialists in the field sharing their knowledge. The aim of the course is to make workload monitoring simple and effective, starting with basic questions to athletes and progressing to more complex methods.
This module begins by introducing the concept of workload control for injury prevention and return to play, and the importance of coordination between sports science and medical departments in a football team.
The module also includes a detailed discussion on tendinopathy management and understanding pain in the football player. The final section of the module provides a practical overview of recovery strategies, including nutrition, sleep, and other modalities.
This module includes an in-depth discussion on musculoskeletal tissue mechanical properties, physiology of muscle healing, tendon and muscle adaptations in response to eccentric training. It will be also covered the physiological bases of de-training in football, muscle strength reconditioning after football injury, and intensive injury reconditioning management in football players.
Additionally, the module provides insights into reconditioning methodology, progression control, and return to play criteria in football injuries, along with individualized return-to-play strategies within the control-continuous-chaos framework.
This module includes an overview of the methods to decrease detraining during early phases of football injury, as well as the use of heat and altitude to improve fitness in football players.
It also covers innovative techniques such as inspiratory muscle training, blood flow restriction training, and aquatic methods for injury reconditioning in football. Moreover, the module provides insights into the testing and reconditioning process of the neuromuscular control in football injuries.
This module covers the topic of reconditioning and prevention for lumbar spine injuries in football players, which includes functional anatomy, biomechanics, and injury risk factors related to the pelvis and groin area. The module also discusses the general clinical management of pelvis and groin injuries in football and the reconditioning process after adductor muscles rupture or pubalgia, as well as prevention training for these conditions. Additionally, the module covers the reconditioning process after pubalgia surgery in the football player.
This module includes a comprehensive overview of the medical description, biomechanics, and general clinical management of the most common spine injuries in football. It also covers the reconditioning process and prevention training for degenerative lumbar disease, spine fractures/bone stress injuries, and lumbar disk surgery in the football player. Additionally, the module discusses exertional lower limb pain in football players, including differential diagnosis and management strategies.
This module includes the medical description and clinical management of the quadriceps and knee extensor mechanism injuries, reconditioning and prevention strategies for rectus femoris muscle injury, rectus femoris fascial injury, patellar tendinopathy, and patella fracture. The module focuses on the reconditioning process and prevention methods for these injuries in football players.
This module based in football covers a range of topics related to injury reconditioning and prevention, including those specific to hamstring injuries in football players. This module includes the medical description and clinical management of hamstring injuries, the reconditioning process after such injuries, and the restitution of function and normal biomechanics after a severe hamstring injury. Additionally, the module covers the reconditioning process after semitendinous/semimembranous injuries in football players.
This module covers the reconditioning process and prevention techniques for proximal hamstrings tendons syndrome, as well as the reconditioning process after hamstrings proximal tendons rupture. It also includes comprehensive management of repeated hamstrings injuries in a football player and the surgical management of severe muscle-tendon injuries in the football player.
This module includes a medical description and clinical management of knee joint ligaments injuries in the football player, with a particular focus on ACL injuries. It covers functional anatomy, biomechanics, and injury risk factors for ACL injuries in football, as well as ACL reconstruction in the football player to return to performance.
The module also addresses ACL injury reconditioning and prevention in female football players and the reconditioning process after ACL reconstruction in the football player.
The module covers the medical description and clinical management of meniscal and chondral knee injuries in the football player, as well as knee injuries in young football players. It also includes the reconditioning process and prevention techniques for knee medial collateral ligament injury in the football player.
The module focuses on the reconditioning process after radical resection of the lateral meniscus in the football player, as well as the reconditioning process after meniscus repair in a football player.
The module includes the medical description and clinical management of the most common leg, ankle, and foot injuries in football, such as leg fractures, soleus muscle injuries, achilles tendinopathy, ankle lateral sprains, and chronic instability.
The module also covers the reconditioning process for these injuries, including prevention techniques, and focuses on the reconditioning process after a calf muscular injury or achilles tendon surgery in the football player.
The module covers the medical description and clinical management of the most common shoulder injuries in football players. It includes the reconditioning process and prevention techniques for glenohumeral instability in football goalkeepers. Additionally, the module addresses the management of concussion in football, which can have serious consequences for players. Overall, this module provides a comprehensive understanding of upper body injuries in football players and their management, with a particular focus on shoulder injuries, glenohumeral instability, and concussion.
FSI is a leading international academic platform composed of experts, researchers, and professionals dedicated to the applied sciences of football. Our educational community brings together experts who are eager to share their knowledge and experiences with students who are eager to learn, providing high-quality and diverse education in all aspects of football. FSI is committed to providing the latest research in the field to keep our students up-to-date.
Our FSI faculty comprises some of the world's leading researchers and professionals in football, providing students with the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to excel in a professional football club's day-to-day operations. With agreements with more than 25 clubs worldwide, our students gain valuable practical experience, becoming experts in their chosen football specializations and forming the best professionals in this sport, with our support for their entry into the workforce.
Finally, FSI Jobs is a job platform that provides tailored job opportunities to our students based on their skill set and career goals, helping them transition into the professional football world. With over 100 professors, more than 25 associated teams, and seven master's degrees aimed at different roles within a football club, FSI is the premier destination for those seeking to excel in football. Our classes are 100% online, with a strong practical audiovisual component, and we provide intensive real-world internships with the best international professional football clubs. Join us today and start your journey towards becoming a top football professional.
Football Science Institute (FSI) is a global platform of professionals, academics and experts dedicated to promoting the sport science for football development. FSI is also an online resource offering educational courses and scientific and practical content for those professionals or students interested in sports science and football performance.
From FSI we offer training programmes at a global level. You can have access to our masters and courses from any place around the world, as long as you have access to Internet connection.
Yes, you can enrol in as many programs as you like at the same time.
You can enrol in any program once the enrollment period is open. For more information about the programme before this date, you may register your interest in this course on our website and we will send you the updated information.
All the FSI courses are 100% online, with 24/7 access to video classes which are structured within modules.
The duration of the master's program is equivalent to the number of modules, but we at FSI extend the period by 8 months so that you can complete your training with no problems.
The FSI team will take into account each one of the enrollment applications received for the different program.
Since FSI is an online platform for higher education to obtain professional qualifications, certain academic requirements must be met in order to enroll in the Master’s programme: CV to be reviewed by the FSI Academic Department.
Each course or module within an FSI programme is taught by a different teacher. The lessons are either in english or in spanish, which allows the student to choose the language preferred. The videos that are recorded in English have Spanish subtitles, and vice versa.
FSI is a private school of Football Science that certifies its courses through the support of its prestigious Faculty of FSI. The FSI courses have the direct objective of providing the student with immediate work skills in the international world of professional football, and not only for academic career purposes. However, we are working with several international universities interested in recognizing FSI certified studies as a basis for their university degrees.
Once the student has completed any of the courses offered by FSI, and has completed the requirements, they will receive a certificate containing a security code, with which the validity of the certificate can be verified. You will also be able to download your certificate from your personal FSI account.
The FSI masters and courses do not include a mandatory internship program in the curriculum for obtaining the Diploma. However, students who want to learn practically within a professional football club structure have the opportunity of applying for the Internships Calls that FSI periodically launches through its Membership program and in coordination with its Partner Football Clubs. This internships suppose a real opportunity for the students to be integrated in the daily work structure of a high level football team, providing a strong practical experience and an interesting entrance door to the world of professional football.