Heading in Soccer Linked to CNS issues
Jan28

Heading in Soccer Linked to CNS issues

The latest research indicates that heading the ball in soccer may be more than a minor sub concussive event. The study shows that heading the ball and unintentional head injury during play are both associated with central nervous system symptoms like pain and dizziness. The author of the study author Michael L. Lipton, MD, Ph.D., professor, Departments of Radiology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of...

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Making Soccer Gear Last
Nov28

Making Soccer Gear Last

All of the soccer apparel a player needs amounts to a few hundred dollars when you’re buying top notch gear, a drop in the bucket compared to hockey or football. The appeal of soccer worldwide is that it’s an inexpensive sport to play at a high level. Still, the money you do spend should be precious. Especially when you’re buying brand name gear and looking to elevate your game. If you’re looking for tips to make soccer shoes, gloves...

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Three soccer dribbling drills to improve ball control
Nov02

Three soccer dribbling drills to improve ball control

The hallmark of some of the best soccer players in the world are their dribbling skills. The ball control when at full speed or when avoiding defenders is amazing. The ball is almost an extension of their feet and it is that level of control that makes them some of the top players in the world. Fortunately, this level of control can be achieved with sufficient practice. Here are some drills that will improve ball control: Closed-space...

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Five reasons Chelsea are title contenders for the Premier League
Oct02

Five reasons Chelsea are title contenders for the Premier League

Chelsea moved to within a point of the top of the leaderboard with their 2-0 Super Sunday victory over Southampton. Antonio Conte’s side clinched their fourth win in a row at St Mary’s stadium. Eden Hazard and Diego Costa with both on point in the decisive win. They are now serious title contenders and here are a few reasons why: The new system works The recent run of form for Chelsea can be put down to a change in formation. They...

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Barcelona expands into U.S. market
Sep02

Barcelona expands into U.S. market

Spanish football giants FC Barcelona opened a corporate office in New York. They have become the second European club after Germany’s Bayern Munich to open a permanent office in the United States. The plan is to use 250 Park Ave. office to build marketing partnerships and collaboration in the United States. This is part of a five-year plan to increase the global footprint of the club. As part of this strategic plan, an office in Hong...

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