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The FIFA 11+ injury prevention program for soccer players: a systematic review

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, November 2017
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Title
The FIFA 11+ injury prevention program for soccer players: a systematic review
Published in
BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, November 2017
DOI 10.1186/s13102-017-0083-z
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Authors

David Sadigursky, Juliana Almeida Braid, Diogo Neiva Lemos De Lira, Bruno Almeida Barreto Machado, Rogério Jamil Fernandes Carneiro, Paulo Oliveira Colavolpe

Abstract

Soccer is one of the most widely played sports in the world. However, soccer players have an increased risk of lower limb injury. These injuries may be caused by both modifiable and non-modifiable factors, justifying the adoption of an injury prevention program such as the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) 11+. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the FIFA 11+ injury prevention program for soccer players. This meta-analysis was based on the PRISMA 2015 protocol. A search using the keywords "FIFA," "injury prevention," and "football" found 183 articles in the PubMed, MEDLINE, LILACS, SciELO, and ScienceDirect databases. Of these, 6 studies were selected, all of which were randomized clinical trials. The sample consisted of 6,344 players, comprising 3,307 (52%) in the intervention group and 3,037 (48%) in the control group. The FIFA 11+ program reduced injuries in soccer players by 30%, with an estimated relative risk of 0.70 (95% confidence interval, 0.52-0.93, p = 0.01). In the intervention group, 779 (24%) players had injuries, while in the control group, 1,219 (40%) players had injuries. However, this pattern was not homogeneous throughout the studies because of clinical and methodological differences in the samples. This study showed no publication bias. The FIFA 11+ warm-up program reduced the risk of injury in soccer players by 30%.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 590 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 145 25%
Student > Master 96 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 44 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 34 6%
Researcher 26 4%
Other 84 14%
Unknown 161 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Sports and Recreations 180 31%
Nursing and Health Professions 91 15%
Medicine and Dentistry 82 14%
Unspecified 11 2%
Social Sciences 9 2%
Other 35 6%
Unknown 182 31%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 186. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 25 January 2023.
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#2
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