INJURY PREVENTION: SOCCER
With more and more kids and teens playing soccer, so comes the risk of injury. Today, players are suffering from head injuries, groin injuries, knee injuries, hamstring pulls and broken bones.
Schedule Dr. Koutures to come speak to your coaching staff or families!
Some common topics he can address include:
- How to interpret new US Soccer Heading Guidelines and put them into practice, and how to respond to a player who may have or has suffered a concussion.
- How to keep your players on the field and their knees in healthy playing condition. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears are all too common in soccer, especially in adolescent female players, but scientifically studied warm-up programs can reduce the risk.
- Playing in tournaments with multiple games over a short period of time? Learn how certain nutrition tips and the importance of adequate sleep can assist with recovery and contribute to better soccer performance.
- Soccer injury prevention tips from the pediatric sports medicine specialist who co-authored the American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement on Injuries in Youth Soccer.
To schedule a one hour session with Dr. Koutures for coaches and/or parents, click here or call 714-974-2220