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Whilst balancing semi-professional football and my Industrial Design Degree, I combined my two passions for my final year project to focus on female footballers. I found this very interesting and rewarding.

Reducing Injury in Female Footballers

Female footballers are up to 8 times more likely for ACL injury than their male counterparts. A key and under researched risk factor being that as oestrogen rises across the menstrual cycle, ligament laxity rises with it, therefore increasing the chance of ACL rupture.

FUSE is a hormone analysis device for female footballers that enables players and coaches to understand each individuals menstrual cycle to ultimately enhance care, improve performance and reduce injury risk.