Publication Date

2023

College

College of Professional Studies

Department

Kinesiology

Document Type

Article

Description

Identification of correlations between rates of concussion and soccer positions played will lead to improved safety protocols and athlete health. Improvements can be identified by understanding the minutes played per position as fatigue is a risk factor for obtaining a concussion, in training or in game conditions by men and women soccer players. PURPOSE: To determine whether a correlation exists between minutes of soccer played, soccer position played, and the incidence of concussion among men and women collegiate soccer players.

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