Date of Award

5-2016

Document Type

Thesis

College

Richard W.Riley College of Education

Degree Name

Master of Science

Committee Member

Dr. Alice McLaine

Committee Member

Dr. Charles Bowers

Committee Member

Ms. Laura Carrell

Abstract

As of 2010 there were over 265 million registered soccer athletes worldwide, and in particular, the number of women players were rapidly increasing (Soligard, et al., (2010). Consequently, playing soccer accounts for approximately one quarter of all injuries in sport, and due to its nature of jumping, pivoting and cross-cutting, the majority of these are non-contact, lower extremity injuries. Therefore, playing soccer entails a substantial amount of injury risk for its participants. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of the FIFA 11+ Warm Up Program in collegiate female soccer athletes.

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