Specialize and master the essential skills to elevate your expertise as an elite football Injury Reconditioning Trainer



The FSI Online Master Football Injury Reconditioning Trainer is an international, online program designed for strength and conditioning (S&C) practitioners aspiring to work as reconditioning trainers for professional football teams.

Throughout the program, students will acquire extensive theoretical and practical knowledge in injury prevention and reconditioning as applied within professional football teams. Graduates of this program are accredited by the FSI faculty, certifying that they possess the necessary skills to competently serve as reconditioning trainers for professional football teams or as personal reconditioning trainers for professional football players.

All professors in this educational program are esteemed scientists and/or practitioners affiliated with some of the world’s leading football clubs. FSI takes pride in providing students with their invaluable knowledge, empowering football professionals and advancing football science development.


60% of our students stayed working in a professional club after their internship in 2023



After completing the FSI Master Football Doctor, you will have acquired the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the following positions within a professional sports structure:

Injury reconditioning Trainer in football at any level

Personal reconditioning coach of professional football players

Specialist in football reconditioning and injury prevention, as complementary professional skills for football S&C coaches

Physiotherapists and athletic trainers

Fitness coach

Football players personal performance coach

Football performance specialist

Football performance consultant

Professional Football Player’s Doctor


Employability and Internships

Due to the intense competitive schedule and frequent matches in a football season, the injury rate tends to rise. Recognizing this challenge, clubs are increasingly investing in the role of injury reconditioning trainers to ensure proper recovery and a more effective return to competition, thereby minimizing the risk of relapses.

This growing emphasis on injury reconditioning trainers is evident in the heightened demand from elite clubs, marking a continuous expansion in this essential department.

At FSI, we collaborate with over 35 partner clubs worldwide, providing you with the unique opportunity to receive hands-on training within the internal structures of these clubs.

Upon completing your training, you'll have the chance to apply your knowledge in a professional club setting, gaining valuable experience in the world of elite football.

Our internship program is entirely voluntary, allowing you to apply for it without limitations. You can choose to intern at a specific club and, if desired, opt for additional stays at different clubs in the future.

However, if the internship program doesn't align with your preferences, no worries. Participation in the stays is optional, and you have the flexibility to decline. Rest assured, the FSI master's program maintains its validity, and you'll receive your certificate in the same manner.


Take a look to our partners clubs where you could experience your stay:



Graduates in areas related to health and sports sciences.

Sports professionals

Profiles with knowledge in physical preparation, performance optimization, physiotherapists, sports doctors and other professionals related to sports health.


Students of Sports Sciences, physiotherapy or other training related to sports, health and performance.


If you are unsure whether your profile fits this FSI Master, request more information and a member of the FSI team will contact you to assist.

High-level professional skills you will gain

Once you complete the program, you will be equipped with the most in-demand and essential skills of a successful injury reconditioning trainer.

Admission and Enrollment Process



To apply for enrollment, please complete the application form at the bottom of the page expressing your interest in the program.


After submitting your application form, our FSI Team will review it and contact you within 72 hours to provide further information.


Upon qualifying for enrollment in our master course, our FSI team will discuss payment and course format options, based on your preferences.


Once your enrollment process is complete, our FSI Team will provide you with your login credentials, allowing you to access the learning platform and begin your FSI Master Course.
    • 16 MONTHS
    • 245 € / MONTH FOR 16 MONTHS (+ VAT)







Train practically as a football professional staff within top-level clubs

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


Here you can see everything you will learn and all the modules that make up this master.

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.


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.

You may contact with the FSI’s team by the following email address: info@fsi.training

FSI’s Faculty is composed of world-class academics, scientists and football professionals. This combination of academic and professional profiles allows the FSI to offer advanced and practical knowledge on football.

The scientific production of the FSI Faculty members reaches more than 2,500 articles on specialized scientific/technical journals, with an average h index of 15 to 40.

The FSI Faculty members are among the most recognized opinion leaders in football science and performance, with a high presence in congresses as well as in specialized meetings, and a large number of followers in social networks.
If you want to learn more about the FSI Faculty members, you may visit the “Faculty” section on our website.


FSI is made up of experts, researchers, and professionals dedicated to applied football sciences, providing the highest level of education in all aspects of football. We are committed to staying up to date with new research and discoveries to always offer updated training to our students and professional partner clubs.

Why study at FSI?


You will learn from the most important football researchers and professionals in the world.


You will be able to access voluntary internships and put into practice everything you have learned in our more than 30 partner clubs.


We put at your disposal a job board that promotes employability and facilitates access to the world of professional football among our students.


You will be able to immerse yourself in the world of research applied to football through collaborations with our scientific community.


You will be part of one of the most influential communities in the world of football, being able to connect with recognized figures.


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