Table 8

The quality score and scientific level of evidence for articles investigating ‘other’ eccentric exercise as a preventative exercise to prevent injury in professional footballers

Study nameStudy designParticipant detailsPlaying levelMain findingQuality score (%)Level of evidence
Fredberg et al18Randomised-controlled trial209 players from 8 teamsDanish Super LeagueDoes not support eccentric exercise for Achilles and patellar tendons to prevent injuries741++