NFL'S Scientific Advisory Board Awards $4 Million in Research Funding on Hamstring Injuries

Published: Jul 15, 2021 at 11:29 AM

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin to conduct an innovative prospective study with a goal of reducing the incidence of hamstring injuries in football players.

July 15, 2021– The National Football League's (NFL) Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) today announced a four-year, $4 million award to fund a team of medical researchers led by the University of Wisconsin. The study will investigate the prevention and treatment of hamstring injuries for elite football players. Hamstring injuries are the most common injuries suffered by NFL players and are the second-most burdensome injury in the league, with nearly 75% of such injuries resulting in missed time for NFL read more.

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