Physical Preparation and Recovery Techniques

Physical preparation for and recovery after a match or training session has become an important part of the modern game, and the accumulative toll on the player’s bodies has increased drastically since the inception of professionalism.

Stretching, warming up before a match or training session, cooling down afterwards, and post-match or post-training recovery sessions are the main aspects that are covered in this section. Evidence-based and practical guidelines are provided regarding the various components and injury treatment and prevention, recovery and performance.

Note: PDFs can be found below the videos.






Practical Guidelines - Recovery Techniques

Practical Guidelines - Stretching and Flexibility

Practical Guidelines Warmup Cooldown

Review Warmup Cooldown