Soccer Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/6/2009
Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking

Tobacco use in movies has pervasive influence on kids, researchers say

7/6/2009
Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active

Study found parents still show a gender bias, however

1/26/2009
HS Sports Shoulder Injuries More Likely in Boys

Player-to-player contact in competition behind almost 60% of cases, study finds

7/25/2008
Warm-Up Reduces ACL Injury in Female Soccer Players

Program of stretching, strengthening and agility drills cut knee ligament damage, U.S. report says

7/10/2008
Gender Plays Role in Post-Concussion Healing

Females scored worse than males on neurocognitive tests; reason remains elusive

9/27/2006
Fingers May Point to Sports Prowess

Women whose ring finger was longer than their index finger excelled as athletes

1/1/2005
A Heads Up for Soccer in Winter

Dress warmly, but not too warmly, if you're kicking about in colder climes.

10/7/2004
Sports Injury Can Lead to Later Trouble

Knee ligament tear linked to early osteoarthritis in women

3/13/2004
Play It Safe on the Soccer Field

Parents, coaches should take extra steps to protect kids against injuries

1/29/2004
Hamstring Injuries Hamper Soccer Players

Heads-up British study tallies playing days missed

11/18/2003
Take Concussions Seriously

Researchers find extra healing time needed, especially in repeat cases

10/12/2003
Injuries Abound for Women Athletes

Soccer, volleyball and field hockey all pose dangers

6/30/2003
Magnets and Athletes May Not Mix

Study shows putting them in your shoes won't make you run faster, jump higher

5/31/2003
Rain-Slicked Playing Fields Dripping With Hazards

If you can see your footprints on the field, save the game for a safer day

5/26/2003
Soccer Safety in Rain

Some tips on avoiding injury while playing on a wet field

5/16/2003
Women's Knees Weaker in Certain Sports

They're eight times more likely than men to injure ligament when jumping or pivoting

4/17/2003
Win One for the Ticker

Heart attacks decrease when the home team wins

1/16/2003
Soccer Headgear Offers Little Protection

Study finds padded bands don't help when heading the ball

12/19/2002
World Cup Loss Truly a Heartbreaker for British

Heart attacks soared after 1998 soccer thriller against Argentina

10/14/2002
Soccer and Eye Injuries

Use proper technique when heading the ball

7/13/2002
Tips for Safe Soccer Play

How to avoid accidents in one of the most injury-prone sports

11/30/2001
Bad Breaks for Young Goalies

Adult-size soccer balls can mean broken bones for kids

5/3/2001
Heads-Up Soccer Safe for Kids

Study: Heading balls won't hurt their brains