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Research project Physical load and injuries in youth football at elite level

Research project
Active research
Project period
2020 - 2022
Project owner
Center for Health and Performance, Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science, Faculty of Education, Center for Health and Performance, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg

Short description

The aim of this research project is to investigate physical load during training and match and the relationship to injuries in male and female football players 17-19 years old who are members of an academy of elite clubs in Sweden.


  • Senior lecturer Dan Fransson
  • Professor Mats Börjesson
  • PhD student Tania Nilsson
  • PhD student Matilda Lundblad
  • PhD student Eleonor Svantesson