Ralf Akoto Judoka

Ralf Akoto

Ralf Akoto

  • Country:Germany
  • Born:31 January 1974 (46 years)
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20120731_Travis Stevens (4)

The concussion is the underestimated injury in judo

23 Jun 2017 09:10

We all know Travis Stevens, the tiger who was head2head with Ole Bischof and who took Olympic silver in 2016 in Rio. At the Grand Prix in Dusseldorf in 2015 Travis Stevens throws the Frenchman Alain Schmitt with Uchi-mata ippon. When he wants to get up, Stevens stumbles and looks confused. In the repetition of the action you can see that he strikes his own knee against the head when throwing. Read more


Survey proves: Judo needs prevention programs against knee injuries

15 May 2017 11:10

Former judoka Ralph Akoto and Christophe Lambert did a research on Judo injuries. JudoInside contributed a bit with some data, but both doctors now published their survey and summarised the essence of their research where knee injuries are the most common reason why judoka might even retire, or lose power after getting back. Read more

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3Burgess Hill2002

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