There have been a ton of rumors circulating in around social media about Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s recent calf injury. Some sources are saying the Swede tore his Achilles, and others are saying its just a muscle injury. In this post I’ll break down exactly what happened to Zlatan, and how long he may be out for. Read More
In sports, there are two main types of injuries: contact injuries, and non-contact injuries. Contact injuries that come from instances like slide tackles or late challenges can’t always be avoided. But non-contact injuries certainly can be! Read on for three things soccer players can do to reduce their risk of injury:Read More
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Andre Gomes suffered a terrible lower leg injury this weekend vs. Tottenham. While racing for the ball, he first collided first with Son Heung Min who flew in with a slide tackle. Gomes evaded the tackle, but then Serge Aurier challenged for the ball, which caused this horrific injury.Read More
It is no secret that Steph Curry is a phenomenon. The now two-time NBA MVP plays a critical role in the Golden State Warriors’ quest to a second straight NBA Championship. So when Curry went down with an apparent knee injury in game 4 in the first round of the playoffs, there was much concern as to how it would impact the remainder of the Warriors’ postseason. Read More
The hottest off the field topic in the NFL right now is arguably traumatic brain injury. From nonstop coverage on sports networks to box-office films such as “Concussion”, traumatic brain injuries are being brought to the attention of the public.
Concussions are caused by a strong collision between the brain and skull. Strong accelerational forces upon the head and neck cause the brain to slam against the inner surface of the skull. Read More
With 26 trophies, 5 Ballon d’Ors, and almost 500 goals at the age of 28, Lionel Messi is arguably the best soccer player of all time. What is even more astounding is Messi’s ability to stay almost injury free, season after season. He has appeared in more than 60 games every year since his 2008-09 season, often playing 90 minutes in each. How does he stay fit? Through a combination of an intense training regime, a strict diet, and a moderate lifestyle. Read More