Welcome to Footballscience.net

The objectives of Footballscience.net are:

  • to scientifically question statements, trends and opinions in football
  • to update coaches on scientific knowledge and its application in football
  • to help coaches in their development and finally for the good of the game

 

Sun

13

Apr

2014

Latest research in football - week 16 -2014

As previous literature updates, we have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Thu

10

Apr

2014

Latest research in football - week 15 - 2014

As previous literature updates, we have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Wed

09

Apr

2014

FC Bayern Munich training videos

Before the UEFA Champions League Quarterfinal against Manchester United tonight, I would like to post two more training sessions from Pep Guardiola and his Bayern. The footage was taken at their VW Winter training camp in Doha 2014.

 

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Tue

01

Apr

2014

FC Bayern and FC Schalke - more videos from Doha 2014

As both teams spent their winter training camps here in Doha, I have compiled some set-pieces, crossing and finishing drills of both teams.

 

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Tue

01

Apr

2014

Latest research in football - week 13 - 2014

As previous literature updates, we have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Fri

28

Mar

2014

Latest research in football - week 12 - 2014

As previous literature updates, we have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Wed

26

Mar

2014

What constitutes a proper warm-up for football players?

This is more of a random post, however based on some discussion/comments I have received over social media after posting some warm-up of FC Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Zenit FC, Schalke, Manchster United, the Spanish National team and elite youth teams of different nationalities.

The statements were about the content of the warm-ups of the teams. Furthermore, I would like to give some thoughts about different issues that might influence the approach to develop/do a warm-up.

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Mon

24

Mar

2014

Latest research in football - week 11 Part 2 - 2014

As previous literature updates, we have performed a PubCrawler search looking for football articles in NCBI Medline (PubMed) and GenBank databases.

Following studies were retrieved for this week:

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Thu

20

Mar

2014

Free ebook "Training for hypertrophy"

If you are interested in resistance training and you want to know how training for hypertrophy works......

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Tue

18

Mar

2014

UEFA Elite Club Injury Study – Season 2012-2013

The published study is from UEFA including the best European Clubs (such as Bayern, PSG, Barca, Real, Benfica, FC Porto, Ajax, AC Milan, Juventus, and Inter Milan and more).

Some small/important results from the study are:

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