Extreme Calendar Congestion: Adverse Effects on Player Health & Wellbeing
Overlapping competition schedules and elevated individual workload demands in the 2022/23 season are highlighted in a new FIFPRO report that warns of the impact on the health of professional players.
New FIFPRO report shows increased workload, travel and insufficient rest in women’s football is making players more susceptible to injuries – including ACL injuries
The recent review, which explores data from players in top leagues of England, France, Germany and Spain across the 2021/22 and 2022/23 seasons, illustrates how those playing and travelling more for club and country are more susceptible to lower limb injuries.
2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Workload Journey Report
The report underlines how the domestic and international calendars in the women’s game remain uneven and fragmented, leaving many players in the countries where football is less developed forced to move abroad to improve, or face the prospect of not having enough matches to reach their potential.