Chelsea Ladies: Injury prevention

Use periodisation methods to help keep you available to play, year-round…

Chelsea Ladies won the league and the cup last year, and their injury record was also striking, with a squad that looked the fittest around. Players Gemma Davies and Gilly Flaherty explain to FourFourTwo’s Zoe Hardman how Chelsea use periodisation - a systematic planning of training – to help prevent injury.

While other clubs may be big on pre-season double sessions, the Blues trainers and physios make sure they tailor workouts to each player’s individual needs. Rest, recovery, nutrition and gym work all play a part. It’s good enough for the champions…

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