Ground conditions as a risk factor for injury

The PAFIX study investigated the effectiveness of an exercise program for the prevention of lower limb injures in community football.  Through the detailed collection of injury surveillance and ground condition data the PAFIX research team lead by Dr. Dara Twomey were able to determine the relationship between ground condition and injury risk. Below are links to the scientific articles and the plain language summaries on ground conditions and injury risk in community Australian football.

Articles can be accessed here:

Title: Ground condition as a risk factor in sports injury aetiology studies

Title: Ground hardness and injury in community level Australian football

 

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