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  • 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

 

Thu

26

Feb

2015

Latest research in football - week 8 - 2015

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

25

Feb

2015

Red Bull Salzburg Pre-Match Warm-Up

As the last post was the pre-match warm-up of Schalke 04, the video below shows the same content of Red Bull Salzburg.


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Mon

23

Feb

2015

Schalke 04 Pre-match Warm-up

Schalke 04 played Ajax Amsterdam during their winter training camp at Doha 2015.


The following video shows the pre-match warm-up of the "Koenigsblauen".


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Thu

19

Feb

2015

Latest research in football - week 6 - 2015

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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Mon

16

Feb

2015

FC Bayern Munich Training Session Doha 2015

Here is another training session of FC Bayern Munich.

 

The footage for this video was taken from their winter training camp at Doha 2015.

 

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Thu

12

Feb

2015

Schalke 04 Individual Training Session

As I have received some interesting comments on the previous "Individual Training Session of Ajax Amsterdam" through social media, I thought the coaches, strength/conditioners and critics might want to see the following video as well.

 

It shows the identical training session from Schalke 04.

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Mon

09

Feb

2015

Latest research in football - week 5 - 2015

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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Sun

08

Feb

2015

Ajax Amsterdam Individual Fitness Session

 As Ajax Amsterdam had its winter preparation camp at Doha 2015, I was able to get some footage of individual fitness sessions.

 

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Wed

04

Feb

2015

Ajax Amsterdam Goalkeeper Warm-Up

As I have posted several videos of team training sessions of different football teams already, I was also able to get some footage of the teams' goalkeepers.


The video below shows the pre-match warm-up of the Ajax goalkeeper.


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Mon

02

Feb

2015

Bayern Munich Training Session 2 Doha 2015

FC Bayern Munich had its VW winter training camp in the beginning of January. I was able to get some footage from one of the evening training sessions.

 

Unfortunately I was not able to get some information about the duration of each part, however, I still hope you will enjoy the video of the training session.

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Thu

29

Jan

2015

Latest research in football - week 3 - 2015

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

28

Jan

2015

Schalke 04 Winter Training Camp Doha 2015

Schalke 04 was holding its winter training camp here at Doha and I was able to get some footage from the morning training session.

 

Unfortunately I was not able to get some information about the duration of each part, however, I still hope you will enjoy the video.

 

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Mon

26

Jan

2015

Ajax Amsterdam Winter Training Camp Doha 2015

Ajax Amsterdam is holding its winter training camp here at Doha and I was able to visit a morning training session.

 

The session was ~ 90 minutes in length and consisted of:

  • Unfortunately I have missed the warm-up
  • 5 vs 5 + 4 possession game ~15 minutes
  • 1 vs 1 ~10 minutes
  • 2 vs 2 ~10 minutes
  • 3 vs 3 ~10 minutes
  • 10 vs 10 ~15 minutes


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Wed

21

Jan

2015

Latest research in football - week 2 - 2015

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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Sat

17

Jan

2015

FC Bayern Munich Training Camp Doha 2015

FC Bayern Munich was holding its winter training camp here at Doha and I was able to get some footage from the morning training session.

 

Unfortunately I was not able to get some information about the duration of each part, however, I still hope you will enjoy the video.

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Wed

14

Jan

2015

Latest research in football - week 1 - 2015

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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Mon

12

Jan

2015

FC Schalke 04 Winter Training Camp

Schalke 04 is holding its winter training camp here at Doha and I was able to visit a morning training session.

 

The session was ~ 90 minutes in length and consisted of:

  • 15 min warm up
  • 15 min passing and finishing
  • 15 min game with 4 goals
  • 2 x 15 min 10 vs. 10 with 2 big and 4 small goals
  • 15 min game 7 vs 7 incl. goal and end-zone

 

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Thu

08

Jan

2015

Ajax Amsterdam Winter Training Camp

Ajax Amsterdam is holding its winter training camp here at Doha and I was able to visit a morning training session.


The session was ~ 90 minutes in length and consisted of:

  • Warmup ~ 30 minutes
  • Passing combination for ~ 15 minutes (3:41 min)
  • Game 5 vs 5 plus 4 for ~ 20 minutes (4:08 min)
  • Game 5 vs 5 ~ 20 minutes (4:48 min) using one big and two small goals at the same time 6 vs 6 with 2 big goals.


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Mon

05

Jan

2015

Latest research in football - week 52 part II - 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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Sat

03

Jan

2015

Juventus Italian Supercup Pre-Match Warm-Up

Thanks to a colleague, I was able to put up a new pre-match warm-up video on my youtube channel.

 

As the title suggests the video shows the Italian Supercup warm-up of Juventus for their match against Napoli at Doha on the 22nd of December 2014.

 

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Thu

01

Jan

2015

Most popular posts in 2014

I hope everyone had a good start into 2015. Before warming up for the new year, I would like to make a quick look back onto 2014 and the five most popular posts.


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Mon

29

Dec

2014

Latest research in football - week 52 - 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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Sat

27

Dec

2014

The 10 funniest research topics in football history

As many followers enjoy my weekly update on the “latest research in football” my attention was drawn to other kind of research in football.

As it quite funny I thought it is worth sharing it.


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Tue

23

Dec

2014

Latest research in football - week 51 - 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

18

Dec

2014

Latest research in football - week 50 part II - 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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