An exercise programme using the Copenhagen Adduction exercise increases hip adduction strength, a key risk factor for groin injuries. First published in June of 2018 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the researchers found that with their hip adduction exercise that they could reduce risk factors for groin problems in footballers.
The risk of reporting groin problems was 41% lower in the group who did this exercise.
Have a look at the exercise here, it’s a lot tougher than it looks!
The article can be accessed here for free https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/53/3/150