SCANDAL-RIDDEN FIFA DESERVES CREDIT FOR GOOD WORK ON FOOTBALL HEALTH PROGRAMMES

Over the past 15 years football medicine research has developed significantly. The FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre has played a significant role in developing and collating information and addressing a variety of medical issues such as injury prevention, protecting players’ health and promoting health within communities and society as a whole. The transparency of…

MEGA-SIZED SPORTING EVENTS TOO OFTEN FAIL TO DELIVER HEALTH LEGACY

Prince Harry’s Invictus Games is raising awareness of the achievements of injured armed forces personnel and the games have once again spurred conversations about the legacy of big sporting events – in this case how the event might benefit injured personnel in years to come. One leading consultancy firm has already pledged that the games will change the way…

Call for Papers, football and health improvement

Dear all, We would like to raise your attention to the forthcoming call for papers. Call for Papers, Special Issue on ‘Football and Health Improvement’ Guest Editors: Daniel Parnell and Andy Pringle Following on from our co-edited Special Issue ‘Football and Inclusivity’, which is currently in-press, colleagues at the Centre of Active Lifestyles (Institute of Sport Physical…