General Guidelines for Injury Prevention in Football Part 3/4

Chapter 3

Dr. Jesús Olmo

Co-founder and director of the FSI - Former Head of the Medical Services of Real Madrid CF

Dr. Jesús Olmo provides a general view of the strategies for injury prevention in professional football today.

Dr. Jesús Olmo is a specialist in Rehabilitation and Prevention of orthopedic and sports injuries, as well as expert in the health and performance of professional athletes. He is co-founder and director of the Football Science Institute. After heading the medical services of the Spanish Rugby Union for several years, he was the Head of the medical services of Real Madrid CF on seasons 2014 to 2017 with 3 UEFA Champions League Cups, 1 Liga championship, 1 Copa del Rey, 2 World Club Championships and 2 UEFA SuperCups. Dr. Olmo graduated in Medicine from the University of Granada in 1989. His academic background includes the titles of Medical Specialist in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (1994), Master in Sports High Performance by the Spanish Olympic Committee and the Autónoma University of Madrid (2002), and PhD in Medicine and Surgery by the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.

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