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Are there preventive measures I can take to reduce my chances of injury playing soccer?
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Dr. James Chen
Sports Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Strengthening your legs and core and increasing flexibility by working with a trainer and doing weight training can reduce injuries.
Specific to soccer, eccentric exercises can reduce hamstring injuries and proprioceptive and neuromuscular training has been shown to reduce ACL injuries in women.

In brief: Yes
Strengthening your legs and core and increasing flexibility by working with a trainer and doing weight training can reduce injuries.
Specific to soccer, eccentric exercises can reduce hamstring injuries and proprioceptive and neuromuscular training has been shown to reduce ACL injuries in women.
Dr. James Chen
Dr. James Chen
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Dr. Kirt Kimball
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Conditioning
Sport specific conditioning including cardio training, strength training and agility training.
Even the best trained athlete can sustain injury. I see division i athletes frequently tear their acl playing soccer. These are some the very best trained athletes.

In brief: Conditioning
Sport specific conditioning including cardio training, strength training and agility training.
Even the best trained athlete can sustain injury. I see division i athletes frequently tear their acl playing soccer. These are some the very best trained athletes.
Dr. Kirt Kimball
Dr. Kirt Kimball
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