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Table 3 Barriers to and facilitators of the implementation of evidence-based injury prevention interventions in soccer

From: Reducing Injuries in Soccer (Football): an Umbrella Review of Best Evidence Across the Epidemiological Framework for Prevention

Implementation barriers [60, 64, 66, 67, 69] Implementation facilitators [57, 60, 63, 64]
Not having enough time Proven effect for injury prevention
Not enough space/resources Proven effect for performance
Poor player buy-in Pressure from parents
Ignorance of the program Resources to perform program
Already doing similar exercises High program self-efficacy
Poor staff communication  
Competing training priorities  
Heavy game schedules  
Low compatibility with coach’s perspective  
High program complexity  
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