Document Type : Research Paper
Ph.D. Student of Sport Injury & Corrective Exercise, University of Tehran
Assistant Professor of Sport Medicine, University of Tehran
Professor of Sport Medicine, University of Tehran
Recently, FIFA has developed +11 warm up program for injury prevention in football but previous studies indicate that performing these +11 programs could not reduce the ankle injuries. Therefore, the present study intends to investigate the Effects of the modified 11+ warm-up program on lower extremity injury prevention among the male footballers. One hundred and eleven young male footballers were selected from Tehran league and were divided in two groups: modified 11+ and The Control Group. In general, the results showed significant fewer injuries in intervention group compare with players in control group. Despite 55.88% decrease in incidence of ankle injuries in intervention group, the difference was not significant. According to our results, more research is suggested in order to add wobble board training to +11 warm up programs.
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