The first 'Mind the Gap' research report is out. University of Brussels researchers based their findings on interviews with experts about how to prepare athletes for a second career,
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Mind the Gap: First research report published
Life After Sport: Mind The Gap Research Report 1
Working with University of Brussels, Mind The Gap conducted wide-ranging research into best practice models for helping players prepare for life after sport. They discovered that a holistic approach is required, with Player Development Managers playing an important role.
More than 150 footballers begin FIFPRO-led health research
More than 150 professional footballers – 90 men and 60 women – have begun participating in a 10-year research project into their health.
'Mind the Gap' report defines road map for player development
FIFPRO has published the second ‘Mind the Gap’ report to help player unions support athletes off the pitch with everything from mental health to their transition to a new career.
Denmark forward Signe Bruun joins FIFPRO research: 'Where can I improve as a player?'
Signe Bruun is among more than 150 professional footballers participating in FIFPRO’s unprecedented 10-year research project into player health.
Rise in excessive back-to-back matches in men's football, FIFPRO research shows
Diversity and inclusion at the heart of statutory reforms
FIFPRO has taken the first of a series of important steps towards a more progressive vision for the football industry by adopting new statutory commitments.
The Next Step: PFA report seeks to protect growth of Australian women’s football
Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) recently released ‘Professional Women’s Football: The Next Step’ to offer solutions to the challenges that Australian women’s football is facing. The PFA is seeking to increase the number of players who turn professional, encourage clubs take a long term view on investment and keep competitive balance in the W-League. One of the biggest goals is to attract and retain the best global talent amid the growth of European women’s football clubs. Similarly to FIFPRO’s Raising Our Game report, The Next Step provides a vision for women’s professional football.
Men's Football: Global Report, 2016
Some people believe that professional footballers are paid too much to do too little. But that’s not a lifestyle that most footballers worldwide would recognize. So we commissioned the 2016 FIFPRO Global Employment Report, which draws on the evidence of 14,000 players worldwide to help us illustrate the reality.