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What is the cost of injuries?

Managing injury prevention has become a big challenge for professional clubs.

  • Premier League players suffered 804 injuries during the 2018/19 season.
  • On average, they missed around 8% of the campaign.
  • Clubs lost £ 166 million on wages for injured players.

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

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Within the last few years average high intensity distance covered in football matches increased by 30%.

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Half of reported football injuries come from overuse, not traumatic injury.

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of all injuries are soft tissue injuries that are the result of overtraining or under-training.

Half of reported football injuries come
from overuse, not traumatic injury.
possible injuries in football

One sport

One sport, different risks

The incidence of injury for elite youth and professional adult soccer players is
an important concern, but the risk factors for these groups are different.

Male risk

80% of injuries in football occur before the age of 24.

Child risk

50% of injuries in football occur before the age of 15.

Female risk

Girls are 8 times more likely than boys to have an ACL injury.

Calculate, avoid, prevent

Train hard but stay strong

Over the past decade, GPS Tracking has become a standard in injury prevention.
It allows to reduce injury numbers even by half.

"In order to develop the players’ motor skills, they need to be adapted to increasing loads, but the loads need to be correctly adapted and periodised – which means different levels for specific groups of players. This is where the Sonda Sports GPS system helps us".

Radosław Osadnik

Coach of Górnik Zabrze Academy

Radosław Osadnik talks on injury prevention

React in real time

Live View Monitoring

  • Distance covered
  • Speed thresholds
  • Heart rate thresholds
  • Number of sprints
  • Heat maps

Develop your players

Performance monitoring

  • Player comparison
  • Player & Team stats
  • Progress monitoring
  • Training load management

Manage your squad

Fatigue and workload monitoring

  • Trainig intensity
  • Internel & External load
  • Injury Risk & Prevention
  • Acute to chronic workload ratio

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