Entries by Tessa Trepels


Between 1997 and 2009 the Growth Spurt Study took place in the famous Dutch youth academy system. All 36 professional youth academies participated resulting in a database of more than 10 thousand youth players. For 12 years, every month, the players’ body length and weight was measured. Also, all injuries were recorded, including the nature, […]

Pre- season Periodisation webinar 18-12-2014

Manchester United is facing a major injury crisis. With a list of 43 injuries this season, the injury crisis is a hot topic all over the world. During next week’s webinar ‘Pre-season Periodisation’ Raymond Verheijen will explain how to use periodisation to prevent injuries by using Manchester United as a case study. The webinar is […]