Elite football teams that do not have a winter break lose on average 303 player-days more per season to injuries than those teams that do: a comparison among 35 professional European teams

Most European elite football leagues have a winter break that coincides with the middle of the football season. However, in England there is no scheduled winter break. The effect of the absence of a winter break on injury rates has not been investigated.  This study aimed to compare injury rates among professional men’s football teams […]