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Vol. 56. Issue 209.
(January - March 2021)
DOI: 10.1016/j.apunsm.2020.100342
Strength training in relation to injury prevention in professional and semi-professional women's football: A systematic review
Antoni Pajuelo Molinaa,b,
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, Toni Caparrós Ponsa,c
a Instituto Nacional de Educación física de Catalunya (INEFC Barcelona), Spain
b Escuela de futbol femenino “Manu Lanzarote”, Spain
c SPARG Research Group, Universitat de Vic, Vic, Spain
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The increased practice by the female sector makes knowing the causes that can cause pathologies in the musculoskeletal system more important. Various factors are what can trigger motor limitations and generate pathologies in the musculoskeletal system. The objective of this study is to establish methodological bases in relation to the type of work and the parameters that make up strength training towards injury prevention in professional and semi-professional women's football. To do this, a search was carried out using the Google Scholar and Pubmed platforms, including a time frame from 2000 to December 2019. An analysis of 8 studies was carried out, in which positive relationships were observed in the reduction of injuries in different types of training, thus proposing that strength training shows beneficial effects regarding the prevention of injuries of a different nature.

Systematic review
Strength training
Female soccer
Injury prevention


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