Economic impact study: neuromuscular training reduces the burden of injuries and costs compared to standard warm-up in youth soccer

A study from University of Calgary in Canada published Nov 2016 last year. This article is not open access. “Results Along with a 38% reduction in injury risk (rate difference=−1.27/1000 player hours (95% CI −0.33 to −2.2)), healthcare costs were reduced by 43% in the NMT group (−$689/1000 player hours (95% CI −$1741 to $234)) compared…

Critical components of neuromuscular training to reduce ACL injury risk in female athletes: meta-regression analysis

A systematic review on BJSM published Oct 2016 last year on the above topic. This article is not open access. “Results The meta-regression analyses identified age of participants, dosage of neuromuscular training, exercise variations within neuromuscular training and utilisation of verbal feedback as significant predictors of ACL injury reduction (p=0.01 in fixed-effects model, p=0.03 in…