Home > Fitness > News 22 September 2010 Injuries in recreational soccer Research shows about half of all community soccer players sustain injuries at least once over the course of a season - many from being on the receiving end of a slide tackle. 0 take a Flexibility test » Receive Health tips » Ask Fitness Expert » Join Health24 on Facebook » 10 minute bikini-ready workout Why you need strength to run Long sprints and hard kicks, coupled with intermittent obstacles such as an opponent's cleat careening toward your calf, pose real dangers on the soccer field even at the recreational level, suggests a new study. Soccer is popular NEXT ON HEALTH24X The benefits of skipping your way through your exercise routine 2020-09-07 10:51 More: FitnessNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Covid-19: How to get mask and distancing rebels to conform – induce empathy Medical What is behind SA’s higher TB numbers? Parenting Microplastics seeping out of baby's bottle, study shows Medical Scientists develop intelligent robot system for easier, kinder colonoscopies News Mesosilkpeel Facial: your tailormade skin refresher News Partner Content | Meet the Next Generation of Brave: Vivian Chengalroyan Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.